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Migrant Education Program

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

Pursuant to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, Title 1, Part C, the purpose of the Migrant Education Program is to ensure that all migratory students can meet the same challenging state academic standards that all children are expected to meet. Funding supports high quality comprehensive educational programs to help overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolations, varying health related problems and other factors that inhibit the ability of such children to succeed in schools. Funding through the application process supports 20 program offices to provide supplementary education and support services to migrant children. Funds are determined using an approved CDE funding formula.

Program Questions: Jay Harris, email:, phone: 916-327-4408

Downloading Questions: Jennifer Cordova, email:, tel. 916-319-0258

Document Description
Application Release Notification
Letter issued to Migrant Education Program (MEP) Subgrantees announcing the Funding Grant Application for the 2018–19 fiscal year.
General Guidelines and Timeline General guidelines for 2018–19 grant application submission.
Online MEP Regional Application Access provided by CDE. Application to be completed by a Migrant Education Program subgrantee.
Online MEP Scoring Rubric CDE provided the scoring rubric used to score the Migrant Education Program Application to the MEP subgrantees.
Online MEP Direct Funded District Application Access provided by CDE. Application to be completed by a Migrant Education Program subgrantee.
Online MEP District Service Agreement Access provided by CDE. Application to be completed by a Migrant Education Program subgrantee.
Online MEP MOU Access provided by CDE. Memorandum of Understanding to be used in lieu of a District Service Agreement (DSA) if the district serves fewer than 200 migrant students.
Migrant Data Device Inventory Access provided by CDE. Per the Migrant Data Security Guidance Letter released on May 12, 2016, MEP subgrantees are required to complete the Migrant Data Device Inventory form with information on all data devices purchased with migrant funds.
Summer Waiver Request Form Access provided by CDE. This form is to be completed by operating agencies that are requesting exemption from the minute requirements as established by California Education Code Section 54444.3, and will be uploaded with the application.

Certifications and Assurances
Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications

Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should have a copy on file and do not need another copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the Request for Application (RFA).
Migrant Education Program Legal Assurances and Certifications (DOCX) These assurances and certifications are required for the Migrant Education Program applicant as a condition of receiving funds. An applicant needs to sign and return the assurances and certifications with the application.

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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