MV Training and Resources – Free Liaison Training

MV Training & Resources

Uncover the benefits of MV Training, a valuable resource for liaisons and staff aiding those experiencing homelessness. Access resources crafted to support parents and improve your skills through the Essential Staff training, offering 13 courses and Certificates of Completion. Our completely free Liaison training covers basics, McKinney-Vento Act, best practices, and scenarios, providing Certificates. Boost your capacity to assist those experiencing homelessness with MV Training’s easy-to-follow and valuable approach.
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Equip your district liaisons and school level points of contact with knowledge of McKinney-Vento law, increasing their capacity to implement an effective homeless education program


Train your on-site school staff to identify the signs of homelessness and connect students to their local liaison


Collect, manage, and report on McKinney-Vento student and family data


Maintain annual training requirements for McKinney-Vento federal law compliance
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MV Training Products


Master the McKinney-Vento Act with Ease

This training meets compliance requirements and takes course participants through the basics, beginning with the legal context of the McKinney-Vento Act. Learners will unpack the law, explore best practices strategies, and wend their way through scenarios, finishing up with a quick quiz. Includes Certificates of Completion.

Legal Compliance Made Easy

Meet compliance requirements effortlessly with a training that covers the basics, starting with the legal context of the McKinney-Vento Act.

In-Depth Understanding

Learners will delve into the intricacies of the law, explore best practices, and develop strategies to better support homeless students.

Practical Scenario-Based Learning

Navigate real-world scenarios to gain practical insights, and test your knowledge with a quick quiz, ensuring a thorough grasp of the subject matter.

Certification for Achievement

Upon completion, participants will receive Certificates of Completion, validating their newly acquired expertise in McKinney-Vento Act compliance.

All Essential Resources at Your Fingertips

Our comprehensive resource hub serves as a vital support system for liaisons working with families experiencing homelessness, providing a wealth of resources to assist parents in need. From food services and Title I funding guidance to housing assistance and legal aid, our repository equips liaisons with essential tools to help parents access critical services that promote stability.

Current Resources Available

๐Ÿจ๐Ÿฒ Hotel/Motel Meals for Families ExperiencingHomelessness: Connect families with local food resources, including food pantries and meal providers.

๐Ÿค Family Engagement Resources: Find ideas to engage families of McKinney-Vento-eligible students effectively.

๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“‹ Sweet Sixteen (Short Version): A quick guide to support your work with McKinney-Vento (MV) orTitle I funds in sixteen specific areas.๐Ÿ“ƒ Homeless Liaison Duties: Get post-training ideas on how to start your work as a homeless liaison effectively.

๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ“ Fixed, Regular, and Adequate Worksheet: Use this worksheet for housing eligibility determinations.

๐Ÿ’ฌ๐Ÿ“Š Conversations With Your Title I Administrator: Foster productive discussions with your Title I, Part A administrator about MV students.

๐Ÿง’๐Ÿ“ž Early Childhood Learning Contacts: Find essential contacts to help Early Learning students.

๐Ÿฅซ๐Ÿ–ผ Food Drive Posters: Access editable posters for your food drive events.

๐Ÿš๐Ÿ“– What is Homelessness?: Learn about homelessness under McKinney-Vento to better assist students and families.

๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ–ผ Toy Drive Posters: Choose from editable postersfor your toy drive events.

๐Ÿงฅ๐Ÿ–ผ Coat Drive Poster: Select from editable postersfor your coat drive events.

๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ“ Get the Most Out of Your Training: Explore the next steps post-training for personal engagement and program enhancement.

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿงฎ Title I, Part A Set-Aside Calculator: Calculate relevant data for funding conversations about reservations.

โ›ฝ๐Ÿงฎ Gas Card Calculator: Track attendance and reimbursement amounts for transportation plans.

๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ“ˆ Sweet Sixteen (Extended Version): A detailed discussion of sixteen areas to support your work withMV sub grant or Title I funds.

๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“„ Student Rights Posters: Printable student rights posters for buildings and the community.

๐Ÿšฉ๐Ÿ‘€ Red Flags: Resources to identify students experiencing homelessness.

๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿ–ผ Back to School Supply Drive Posters: Editable posters for Back to School Supply drive events.

๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿค Community Partners Presentation: A PowerPoint guide for discussions with community partners.

Empower Your School Staff with Essential Training

The Essential Staff training bundle includes access to 13 role-specific courses that are designed to train school staff in identifying the signs of student homelessness. Staff members will obtain professional development through a lightweight, yet engaging, training platform, and will walk away with a better understanding of how to support students experiencing homelessness. In addition to the learning modules, participants will complete a pre and post assessment during the course. Certificates of Completion will be awarded and you can track staff progress using the reporting features in the tool.


Administrator Course
Extracurricular Staff Course
Counselor and Social Worker Course
Early Childhood Course
Enrollment Staff Course
Healthcare Professional Course
Food Service Course
Media Center and Librarian Course
Special Education Course
Teacher Course
Title I Administrator Course
Transportation Course
Community Partner Course

Role-Specific Training

Access 13 role-specific courses within the McKinney-Vento Essential Staff Training bundle, tailored to educate school staff on identifying signs of student homelessness.

Engaging Professional Development

Staff members can engage in professional development through a user-friendly and interactive training platform, enhancing their ability to support students experiencing homelessness.

Assessment and Certification

Participants will complete pre and post assessments to gauge their knowledge growth, and Certificates of Completion will be awarded, recognizing their commitment to student support.

Progress Tracking

Effortlessly track staff progress with the tool’s reporting features, ensuring accountability and continuous improvement in addressing student homelessness.

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