SCSD2 is compliant with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and works with children and families who are experiencing homelessness. The goal of this federal act is to ensure that students experiencing homelessness have the same learning opportunities as those afforded housed students.
Homelessness is defined as lacking fixed, regular, and adequate housing. Homelessness takes many forms including
If you are in a housing transition or would like more information about McKinney-Vento or SCSD2 supports, contact Kristin Nass, SCSD2 Director of Grants and Programs, at 812-752-8946 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The office is located at 375 East McClain Avenue, Scottsburg, IN 47170.
The Indiana Department of Education state-level coordinators may also be a source of information for you. They are Flora Jones, Director of Student Pathways & Opportunities and Charie Gibson, Homeless Education Specialist and can be reached at 317-232-0957 or McKinneyVentoPOC@doe.in.gov.
These additional resources may be helpful: