ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : LS-07-045

Date Created : 09/25/2006

Attention:

Superintendents
Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
other: Homeless Liaisons

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
   
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Laura Bednar, Assistant Commissioner
Subject:
2006 National Homeless Conference in Little Rock

Regulatory Authority:
none

Contact Person:
Dr. Reginald Wilson

Phone Number:
501-683-4497

E-mail:
reginald.wilson@arkansas.gov

The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) is pleased to announce the 18th Annual Conference Building Futures Through Education. The Conference will be held at The Peabody Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas, November 11-14, 2006. The conference will focus on ensuring that every child and youth experiencing homelessness is successful-academically, personally, and socially. The conference will also focus on complying with the McKinney-Vento Act, strategies for serving unaccompanied homeless youth, and disaster planning and response.

For information regarding agenda, registration, and hotel accommodations, visit the NAEHCY website at www.naehcy.org. The Arkansas Department of Education Office of Education for Homeless Children and Youth strongly recommends the participation of Arkansasí LEA homeless liaison in the upcoming conference to help the educators understand and better serve Arkansasí homeless children and youth.

For questions or additional information, contact Dr. Reginald Wilson at 682-1059 or reginald.wilson@arkansas.gov.

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