Migratory youth are children who change schools during the year, often crossing school district and state lines, to follow work in agriculture, fishing, dairies, or the logging industry.
Summary of purpose for migrant education and eligibility requirements for participation.
Programs and Services
Statewide programs and services coordinated by California's MEP.
Local Comprehensive Needs Assessment
A Comprehensive Needs Assessment is part of a continuous program improvement cycle that provides the opportunity to do an in-depth review of data on migrant students, review their progress toward program goals, identify needs, and to propose specific recommendations for program improvements.
Migrant Education Program Application
Migrant Education Program (MEP) regions may apply for funding using the Regional Application document. Regions are considered to be the sub-grantee from the California Department of Education (CDE) / MEP which receives direct funding from the United States Department of Education / Office of Migrant Education.
The District Service Agreement is the application by which districts apply for sub-grant funding through the local MEP region with final granting of funds authorized by CDE / MEP.
Funding information and a list of currently funded agencies.
Migrant Education Family Biliteracy Program
A statewide school-based family biliteracy education program that families may replicate at home to provide high quality instruction for children ages 3-5.
Directory of regional offices where migrant services are provided both by regional and district staff.
State Parent Advisory Council
This council participates in the planning, operation, and evaluation of the state MEP.
State and Federal programs that offer services to migrant students.