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Supporting Displaced Students and Families During and After Emergency Events

Event Date: February 27, 2019


  • Madeline Sullivan, U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS);
  • Christina Dukes, National Center on Homeless Education; and
  • Janelle W. Hughes, REMS TA Center.



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Duration: 1 hour

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On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, ED’s OSSS, formerly known as the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, and its REMS TA Center hosted a Webinar on the topic of supports for homeless and displaced students and families during and after emergencies that impact school district, school and campus communities. The Webinar which provided a basic overview of why this topic is important and insight that can help state and local education and emergency management agencies understand how they can support students and families displaced from homes, communities, and school settings as a result of natural disasters or other emergencies. This one-hour Webinar included a PowerPoint presentation as well as a Question and Answer session following the presentation and a Web Chat.

This Webinar recording is played back through Adobe Connect using an Internet connection.