Nebraska's Tool Kit for Systems Involved in the Education of Students in Out-of-Home Care

Tool B-2
Related Information/Links

Part Five: Post-Secondary Education & Employment
Section B. Post-Secondary Education


The following links lead to documents and websites containing information related to Post-Secondary Education. Click on the headlines below to open each list of related materials.

Documents

Building a Campus Support Network for Students Emerging from Foster Care
(Source: Education Advisory Board and Casey Family Programs – June 10, 2009)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/BuildingCampusSupport.pdf

Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) Program – Six States' Experiences
(Source: National Foster Care Coalition and Casey Family Programs – December, 2007)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/ChafeeETV.pdf

Endless Dreams: Building Educational Support for Youth in Foster Care
(Source: Casey Family Programs - 2005)
http://www.casey.org/resources/initiatives/EndlessDreams/

Fact Sheet: Educational Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster and Out-of-Home Care
(Source: Casey Family Programs – December, 2008)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/EducationalOutcomesFactSheet.pdf

Foster Care and Education Questions and Answers: Federal Laws That Increase Educational Opportunities for Older Youth in Out-of-Home Care
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2008)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/publications/center_on_children_and_the_law/education/qa_older_youth_final.authcheckdam.pdf

Foster Care and Education Questions and Answers: Tuition Waivers for Post-Secondary Education
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2010)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/child/education/publications/qa_tuition_waiver_final.authcheckdam.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions III: About the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program and the Chafee Educational and Training Voucher Program
(Source: National Foster Care Coalition and Casey Family Programs – May, 2005)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/FrequentlyAskedQuestionsChafee_3.pdf

Improving Outcomes for Older Youth in Foster Care
(Source: Casey Family Programs – May, 2008)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/WhitePaper_ImprovingOutcomesOlderYouth_FR.pdf

It's My Life: Financial Aid for Post-Secondary Education and Training / A Resource for Child Welfare Professionals
(Source: Casey Family Programs – 2006)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/ItsMyLife_PostsecondaryEducation_FinancialAid.pdf

It's My Life: Post-Secondary Education and Training Guide / A Guide for Transition Services
(Source: Casey Family Programs – 2006)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/ItsMyLife/Education.htm

JJ / SE Shared Agenda: Tools for Promoting Educational Success and Reducing Delinquency
(Source: National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDE) and National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) – January, 2007)
http://www.edjj.org/focus/prevention/JJ-SE.htm

Learning Curves: Education Advocacy for Children in Foster Care
(Source: Kathleen McNaught and National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/child_law/2004_LearnCurves.authcheckdam.pdf

Make a Difference in a Child's Life: A Manual for Helping Children and Youth Get What They Need in School – Advocating for Children and Youth Who are Out of Home or in Foster Care
(Source: TeamChild and Casey Family Programs Foundation – August, 2006)
http://www.ncsl.org/print/cyf/foster_care_education.pdf

Providing Effective Financial Aid Assistance to Students from Foster Care and Unaccompanied Homeless Youth: A Key to Higher Education Access and Success
(Source: Casey Family Programs – December, 2009)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/ProvidingEffectiveFinancialAid.pdf

Supporting Success: Improving Higher Education Outcomes for Students in Foster Care / A Framework for Program Enhancement (E-Book)
(Source: Casey Family Programs – June, 2008)
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/casey/supportingsuccess/


Nebraska Websites

Building Bright Futures
http://www.buildingbrightfutures.net/

Central Plains Center for Services
http://www.central-plains.org

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
http://www.nebraskachildren.org/

Nebraska Department of Education
http://www.education.ne.gov/

Nebraska Department of Education – Career Connections
http://www.nebraskacareerconnections.org/

Parent Training Institute (PTI) – Nebraska
http://pti-nebraska.org/

National Websites

American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
http://www.abanet.org/child/education/

Casey Family Programs
http://www.casey.org/

Education Quest
http://www.educationquest.org/

Educational Training Voucher (ETV) Program
http://www.statevoucher.org/

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/default.php

National Resource Center for Youth Development
http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/

Pell Grants
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/fpg/index.html

Pennsylvania Education Law Center
http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/

TeamChild (Washington)
http://www.teamchild.org/

United States Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences' Education Resource Information Center (ERIC)
http://www.eric.ed.gov/

United States Department of Education – Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) – National Center on Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice (EDJJ)
http://www.edjj.org/

 

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