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    WCSD CHILDREN IN TRANSITION

     

    WCSD CIT Mission Statement

    The mission of the WCSD CIT Program is to provide children who are experiencing homelessness with the opportunities to achieve the same high-quality academic standards expected of all children by eliminating barriers to their education.

    WCSD CIT Program Objectives:

    In response to the goals and objectives of the McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Act and the Every Student Succeeds Act, the WCSD goals and objectives for Children in Transition are:

    • To have district personnel aware of children experiencing homelessness and their needs;
    • To collaborate with agencies to locate children and youth experiencing homelessness;
    • To facilitate school enrollment, transportation, nutrition and health services;
    • To coordinate services to meet the special needs of children experiencing homelessness;
    • To implement strategies that encourage socialization and success within a caring school environment. 

     

    For questions, please contact Colin Usher, CIT Program Coordinator- 775-353-6938

    WCSD CIT Program Organization Chart CIT Contact Sheet