McKinney-Vento Information


Bremen High School District 228 implements the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, which provides students who are identified as homeless with certain support services to assist them with their educational success.

 Under the definition in the law, the term “homeless” includes individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, this may include children or youth who are:

Sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing or economic hardship, living in a motel/hotel, trailer park, or campgrounds due to lack of alternative accommodations. Living in emergency or transitional shelters or are awaiting foster care placement. Have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings, or living in a car, park, public space, abandoned building, or bus or train station.

 Children who meet the federal definition of homeless will be provided a free appropriate public education in the same manner as all other students of the District. For more information about services for homeless students and local resources, please contact :

Bremen High School District 228’s Homeless Liaison
Dr. Dan Goggins, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services and Personnel
(708) 396-1175 or [email protected]

Bremen High School
Mr. Matt Meany, Associate Principal
(708) 371-3600 or [email protected]

Tinley Park High School
Dr. Randy Couwenhoven, Associate Principal
(708) 532-1900 or [email protected]

Hillcrest High School
Mr. Eric Washington, Associate Principal
(708) 799-7000 or [email protected]

Oak Forest High School
Mr. Dan Dunne, Associate Principal
(708) 687-0500 or [email protected]