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2020 Paving the Way to Educational Success Conference, a unique opportunity to deepen your knowledge and practice for working with students experiencing homelessness and students in foster care.

2020 conference topics include effective strategies around mental/behavioral health, tuition waivers and higher education, juvenile justice, early childhood education, child welfare, unaccompanied youth legal issues, school counseling, dropout prevention, educational stability, community collaboration, host homes, fostering resilience, managing stress and compassion fatigue, human trafficking, social and emotional learning (SEL), youth voice and racial equity, and needs of youth experiencing homelessness and youth in foster care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

School district foster care points of contact, homeless liaisons, child welfare agency points of contact, child welfare private providers, shelter staff, educators, school social workers, pupil services personnel, school counselors, and any other professionals working with children and youth experiencing homelessness and children and youth in foster care are encouraged to attend.

2020 Paving the Way to Educational Success Conference is a joint conference of the Pennsylvania Department of Education Programs’ Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Educational Stability for Youth in Foster Care, and is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Departments of Education and Human Services.