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Embark Georgia Newsletter 42


Section 480(d)(1)(H) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), provides that an applicant for Title IV student assistance is an independent and doesn't to provide a parents information of the FAFSA application. For more information including how to apply for Title IV aid click here.

Texting the NAEHCY Hotline


Click read more to learn how to text the NAEHCY Hotline for any and all questions for post-secondary access!



In an effort to keep the Embark Georgia Network a useful information sharing tool, below you will find the links for both the USG and TCSG websites in addition to a link for a printable version of all current DPOCS (Designated Points of Contact):

Upcoming NAEHCY webinar


Upcoming Webinar: Financial Aid Policies and Practices for Homeless Youth


Kerri Mosely-Hobbs, Program Specialist, Policy Liaison and Implementation, Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education

Aaron Washington, Management and Program Analyst, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education

Cyekeia Lee, Director of Higher Education Initiatives, NAEHCY


Embark Georgia Newsletter 41


Embark Georgia regional meeting at Georgia State University and upcoming NAEHCY webinar offerings.

Embark Georgia Newsletter 40


Embark Georgia home for the holidays information...

Upcoming Webinars: Is the Wait Over? Details on Homeless Children and Youth in ESEA Reauthorization



Upcoming Webinars: Is the Wait Over? Details on Homeless Children and Youth in ESEA Reauthorization


Barbara Duffield, Director of Policy and Programs, NAEHCY

Patricia Julianelle, Director of State Projects and Legal Affairs, NAEHCY

Embark News Campaign 39


This update profiles Columbus State University, the California College Pathways October 2015 Report on foster care youth attending colleges and universities in California, and an article highlighting California Community College Chancellor, Brice Harris' 15 million dollar program to help foster youth complete their college degrees.

Embark Georgia 2015-2016 Regional Meetings


Why should you attend a regional meeting?

Are you working in Georgia and have an interest in supporting students with foster care and/or homeless experience?   Do you want to learn what your peers are doing to support these youth?  Embark Georgia regional meetings are designed to bring key partners together in order to share ideas and build relationships to enhance the educational opportunities for young people who have experienced foster care and/or homelessness.


New research on supporting foster youth college success through data


California College Pathways is pleased to announce the publication of a new landmark study, Charting the Course: Using Data to Support Foster Youth College Success. This report offers new insights into the educational experiences of foster youth attending community colleges and universities throughout the state by providing information on a common set of academic progress and outcome measures.

The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
– a public service and outreach unit of the University of Georgia – is dedicated to strengthening communities, organizations, and individuals through leadership development, training, and education.

Embark Georgia is located at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development.
David Meyers and Lori Tiller are the network directors. Our offices are located at 

1240 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA 30605

You may contact us by calling 706-542-1108 or emailing
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