M igrant E ducation P rogram : Leaping Linguistic and Cultural Borders with Best Practices Accountability Institute December 9, 2013. Flori Centeno Huitt, M.A, Education Programs Consultant, Migrant Education Program Fernando Rodriguez-Valls, Ph.D., State Director, Migrant Education Program.
Migrant Education Program:Leaping Linguistic and Cultural Borders with Best PracticesAccountability InstituteDecember 9, 2013
Flori Centeno Huitt, M.A,Education Programs Consultant, Migrant Education Program
Fernando Rodriguez-Valls, Ph.D.,State Director, Migrant Education Program
1. The migrant education program is authorized under Title III? False (Title I, Part C)
2. The purpose of the migrant program is to ensure that all children receive full and appropriate opportunities to meet the same challenging state academic content and achievement standards that all children are expected to meet. False (migrant children)
3. Currently there are over 130,000 migrant students eligible for services True
4. Migrant education programs may include:
Extended day programs
Before/after school programs
In-home instruction, summer/intersession programs
Distance learning programs
All of the above
5. The Migrant Education Office only works with local education agencies to increase student achievement. False (Parents, OME)
Ensure that migratory children receive full and appropriate opportunities to meet the same challenging state academic content and achievement standards that all children are expected to meet.
Migrant Education, Ohlone School
Design programs to help migratory children overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health-related problems, and other factors that inhibit the ability of such children to make a successful transition to postsecondary education or employment
College Assistance Migrant Program
California State University Sacramento
To increase student achievement in collaboration with migrant parents and all practitioners involved with the Migrant Program.
MEO will provide regions with the technical assistance necessary to design and implement efficient supplemental programs that: 1. incorporate an interdisciplinary educational focus, 2. demonstrate prudent use of funding, and 3. lead to student achievement and a seal of biliteracy for their future and beyond.
Centralized Region Model
Direct Funded District Model
District Reimbursement Model
The office of Migrant Education indicates that SEAs use a wide variety of service delivery designs including: Extended day programs, before/after school programs, Saturday programs, In-home instruction, summer/intersession programs, and distance learning programs.
Flori Centeno Huitt, M.A.
Tel.: (916) 319-0704
Fernando Rodriguez-Valls, Ph.D.
Tel.: (916) 319-0230