Iowa State Coordinator for Homeless Education

Carolyn Paulaitis

Title I and SIG Consultant

State Homeless Coordinator

Iowa Department of Education

Grimes State Office Building

Office: 515-281-6131



The Iowa Department of Education Homeless Education Webpage

The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)

The NCHE is an organization funded by the U.S. Department of Education that operates USDE’s technical assistance center for Federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program

The National Law Center on Homeless and Poverty (NLCHP)

The NLCHP is a national organization dedicated to ending and preventing homelessness.

The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)

The NAEHCY is “a national membership association dedicated to ensuring educational equity and excellence for children and youth experiencing homelessness.”

The National Coalition for the Homeless

A national network of people dedicated to ending homelessness.


NCEHE Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness: An Introduction to the Issues

NCHE Introduction to the Issues


Full Text of the McKinney-Vento Act