The Migrant Education Program is a Federal Program, Title 1 Part C. The primary goal of the 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.
The Migrant Education Program identifies families that have moved into our school district within the last three years and qualify due to their work in an agriculture related field, such as tobacco, timber, hay, livestock, dairy, fruit/vegetable crops, or a food processing plant.
Migrant Program Staff
Teresa Dotson, Advocate/Recruiter Shelia McCoy, Migrant Finance Clerk Tamela West, Advocate/Recruiter
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To collaborate with schools, migrant students, and their families, concerning tutoring opportunities for academic problems.
To supplement migrant students educational advancements by the addition of a migrant summer school.
To assist migrant or family members in adult education.
Provide help with school supplies if needed.
Attendance and Behavior:
Monitor migrant students’ attendance and behavior.
Work or collaborate with others in school system concerning problems, counseling, and doing home visits.
Social and Health Services:
Work with schools, community agencies, and health services to ensure migrant students and families have basic health and dental services.
Provide for social needs for migrant students and families.
Provide physical needs for migrant students to try and maintain their self-esteem and basic needs.
Conduct migrant parent meetings to discuss and explain school-parent-child issues.