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The McKinney Vento Homeless Education Assistance Program protects the right for homeless children and youth to receive a free and appropriate public education.
Homelessness includes children and youth who are living with a friend, relative or someone else because they lost their home or can’t afford housing, children and youth who are staying in a motel or hotel due to lack of adequate alternative accommodations, children and youth who are living in an emergency or transitional shelter or a domestic violence shelter. It also includes children and youth who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations or many other similar settings.
Under the law, no student shall be stigmatized by school personnel due to homelessness.
To learn more about this and other programs available, please visit the MISD Guidance and Counseling page by clicking on the link below.
Attention 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students – The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) Career Exploration Program will be administered at DAEP on Wednesday March 7th, 2018, at no cost. Deadline to register is Thursday, January 25, 2018. You can register for the exam by contacting the front office at 469-302-7800.
The ASVAB Career Exploration Program is a comprehensive career exploration and planning program that includes the most widely used multiple-aptitude test battery in the world. The Program also offers an interest inventory and other activities designed to help students explore the world of work and gain confidence in making career decisions. There are no obligations to the military by taking this exam.
For more information, please contact Carrie Dewey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to Sarah McLeod! As our instructional coach, Sarah wears many hats…she is our cheerleader, motivator, gradebook guru and much, much more. She is one of the first to arrive to work and is one of the last to leave, demonstrating her dedication to our students.
Sarah just received word that she has been chosen from teachers across the nation to participate in Immigrants in American History at Columbia University this summer. This is an extremely prestigious opportunity and demonstrates Sarah’s on-going love of continuous learning.
I am proud that Sarah McLeod continues to honor us as our instructional coach and now represents McKinney ISD on a national level! Congratulations, Sarah! You continue to make us proud!!!