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ERIC Number: ED558534
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 83
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 29
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness: A Toolkit for Educators and Service Providers
Dukes, Christina
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
This toolkit serves as a comprehensive resource on the issue of higher education access and success for homeless students, including information on understanding homeless students, assisting homeless students in choosing a school, helping homeless students pay for application-related expenses, assisting homeless students in finding financial aid and scholarships for school, and helping homeless students succeed in college. The following are appended: (1) Common Signs of Homelessness; (2) Checklist of Strategies for Identifying High School Students Experiencing Homelessness; (3) Checklist of Strategies for Identifying Higher Education Students Experiencing Homelessness; (4) Guiding the Discussion on College Selection; (5) Web Resources for Researching Colleges; (6) Worksheet for Covering Exam and Application Expenses; (7) Federal Financial Aid Web Resources; (8) FAFSA Tips for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth; (9) Scholarship Search Tips and Tricks; (10) The Federal TRIO and GEAR-UP Programs; and (11) College Success Resources for Students Experiencing Homelessness. [Cyekeia Lee and Diana Bowman contributed to this report.]
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. P.O. Box 26274; Minneapolis, MN 55426. Tel: 866-862-2562; Fax: 763-545-9499; e-mail: info@naehyc.org; Web site: http://www.naehcy.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY); National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987