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The Texas Homeless Education Office is committed to ensuring that all Texas children in homeless situations have the opportunity to enroll in, attend, and succeed in school.

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Texas Homeless Education Support Resources Order Form

Liaison Registration

IMPORTANT: If you are the Homeless Education Liaison for a Local Educational Agency (LEA) in Texas, please make sure to register your contact information online on our Liaison Information Form or you may download the form by clicking here.

Homeless Education 101

A guide to resources on this site and information for new homeless education liaisons.

Laws

Applicable text of the McKinney-Vento Act and the Texas State Education Code, guidance on school enrollment, resources on specialized topics regarding homeless education (school nutrition, Title I, special education).

Resources

Enrollment aids, fact sheets, toolkits, manuals, videos, and other resources for schools, liaisons, and service providers.

TEXSHEP Grant

Application (RFA), amendment forms, grant management documents, and supporting information for the current TEXSHEP three-year grant program, effective September 2012 - August 2015.

Directory

Listing of current Texas McKinney-Vento grant recipients, Local Educational Agency (LEA) contacts identified by region and alphabetically, and the homeless liaison information form for newly appointed liaisons.

Training

THEO provides training on the educational rights of children and families experiencing homelessness to a wide variety of audiences, including professional development and in-service seminars for school districts, workshops for education service centers, and trainings for homeless service providers and coalitions.