Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Migrant Education Even Start

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

The Migrant Education Even Start (MEES) program is a statewide home- and school-based family literacy education model. It assists migratory parents to increase literacy skills so that they can prepare their children, birth to seven years of age, to become successful learners. MEES programs help migratory parents develop literacy, parenting, and English-as-a-second-language skills. It also provides preschool services to their children. Families that participate in MEES must be classified as migratory under Migrant Education guidelines.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only established Regional Migrant Education offices funded through the California Department of Education are eligible to receive MEES funding.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Funding

Legal Authority Elementary and Secondary Education Act, No Child Left Behind, Title I, Part C, Migrant Education; Budget Item 6110-125-0890
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3110 / 8290
Total Available $5,482,528
Recipient Amount Award amounts range from $12,741 to $679,641
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Allocations are based on the number of sites, parents, children served, and the number of identified migrant children, three to seven years old.

Important Dates

Date Application Available May 9, 2008
Due Date June 13, 2008
Expected Notification Date July 1, 2008

Additional Information

Application Migrant Education Even Start Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r22/mees08rfa.asp]
Background Migrant Education School Readiness Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/me/mt/mees.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Christopher Cambern, 916-319-0394, ccambern@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Geoffrey Ndirangu, 916-445-1335, gndirang@cde.ca.gov
Division Language Learner & Support Division, 916-319-0851 (phone), 916-319-0139 (fax)
Last Modified: August 28, 2008

Share this Page

Related Content

Recently Posted in Funding

  • FY 2013-14 Assessment Apportionment (updated 12-Feb-2016)
    Assessment Apportionments for the California High School Exit Exam, the California English Language Development Test, and the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program, fiscal year 2013-14.
  • Res-14: AIEC TUPE (updated 12-Feb-2016)
    Funding results for the American Indian Education Centers (AIEC) Tobacco-Use Prevention Education (TUPE) Program for fiscal year 2014-15.
  • Funding Results: 2012-13 Assessment Apportionments (updated 12-Feb-2016)
    Assessment Apportionments for the California High School Exit Exam, the California English Language Development Test, and the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program for fiscal year 2012-13.
  • Res-15: AIEC (updated 12-Feb-2016)
    Funding results for fiscal year 2015-16 for the American Indian Education Centers Program.
  • Res-14: AIEC (updated 12-Feb-2016)
    Funding results for the American Indian Education Centers (AIEC) Program for fiscal year 2014-15.