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  • The Title I, Part C / Migrant Education Program (MEP) funds supplemental educational programs for migrant children (ages 0-21).  Migrant students have the same risk factors as other students.  These students also face further challenges because of their frequent moves.  The goal of the Migrant Education Program is to ensure that all migrant students reach challenging academic standards and graduate with a high school diploma (or complete a GED) that prepares them for responsible citizenship, further learning, and productive employment.

    Who is a Migrant Student?  

    • A child between the ages of 3 and 21
    • Has not completed high school or earned a high school equivalent certificate.
    • Has moved across school district lines on his own, or to join a family member who is an agricultural or fishing worker.
    • Has moved within the last 36 months.

    The Migrant Education Program ensures that migrant students do not face additional educational challenges due to the differences in academic standards throughout the country.  The program also promotes the coordination of educational and support services including the timely transfer of academic records.

    Services we provide to our students and families: 

    • Migrant Pre-K Services 
    • Extended year tutoring programs
    • Summer school programs
    • Social and medical support referrals
    • Credit accrual is offered through PASS courses for middle and high school students
    • Graduation Coaching and Scholarship Opportunities
    • Home school communication is provided via Migrant Home School Liaisons

Upcoming Events / Eventos Futuros

  • Migrant Fair Myakka   December 6, 2018 at East Coast Migrant Head Start from 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    Migrant Fair Palmetto   December 8, 2018 at Tillman Elementary School from 11:00am - 2:00pm

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  • Migrant Student Awards Ceremony

    • April 25, 2019
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Volunteer / Donation Opportunities

  • If you are interested in helping us in our efforts to support our Migrant Students and their Families through clothing donations, volunteering your time or talent, or through financial donations, we are always grateful for any help we receive to help our hardworking Migrant Families! 

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