Migrant Education works with public schools to advocate for educational rights and opportunities for the children of migrant workers.
You may qualify already!
If you are 21 years old or younger, or if you have children between 3 and 21 years old, and your family has moved in the last three years to look for work in agriculture, you may qualify to receive services.
Work that may qualify you:
- Fruit, vegetable, or tobacco harvests
- Dairy farm
- Lumber or care of plants to sell (no landscaping)
- Poultry plant work
What does Migrant Education offer your children?
- Help with school enrollment, interpretation at school meetings, relaying messages to and from school
- Help with making and interpreting for doctor appointments necessary for school
- Educational programs
- Information about other resources such as social services or health
- Help with the exchange of information from school to school
- Provides summer activities and programs to keep students on track for the fall
The Migrant Education Program works to help parents become involved in the school life of their children, helps students have more success in their classes, and provides an opportunity for enrichment of school work. All services are free.WHAT ARE MIGRANT ED PAC MEETINGS?
Parent Advisory Council (PAC) meetings provide parents with information about the Migrant Education Program and the activities scheduled. Parents listen to guest speakers on different topics relating to educational and health issues. Through this, they strengthen their parenting skills and also learn about other educational programs available to them and their children.