Wednesday, February 22, 2017

New course on homelessness and schooling taught by Goldin and Khasnabis featured on Avalon website


A new course created by Simona Goldin and Debi Khasnabis is featured in Avalon Housing’s newest blog post. The course, “Homelessness in Schools and Society: Engaged Practice in School Serving Organizations” (ED 218/490), launched in January, and focuses on increasing the academic success of children who have experienced homelessness. With the support of the University of Michigan School of Education, Avalon Housing, the Ann Arbor Public Schools, and the University of Michigan Family Law Clinic, students focus on projects addressing the challenges that homeless children and families face.

To read about the experiences of students in this course and the planning and partnerships that make this opportunity powerful, visit the Avalon Housing website.

Simona Goldin is Director of Instructional Design for Seminars and Special Programs; Editor, Working Papers

Debi Khasnabis is Clinical Associate Professor

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