Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. identifies and recruits migrant children ages 0-21 who have not received a high school diploma or equivalent. Some school districts in the states of Minnesota and North Dakota have summer Migrant Education Programs for school-age children. Summer Migrant Education Programs are funded through the state of Minnesota and North Dakota.
Major funding within the program includes: MN Title I Part C, ND Title I, CTC, USDA, Special Education, and School District Funding.
Minnesota Department of Education Migrant Education Program – Migrant Education Program (MEP) is a national program that provides educational and support services to eligible migrant children between the ages of 3-21 each year. These services help children of migrant farmworkers overcome the disadvantages they face, including the disruption of their education.
Recruitment Logs – Recruiters will be able to access electronic Recruitment Logs by using the link provided.
Training Request – The Minnesota Department of Education is partnering with Tri-Valley Opportunity Council to provide professional development opportunities to school staff and other organizations regarding migrant education. Please indicate which trainings you would like more information about. Trainings can be done by Skype or in person (we can come to you).
Title I, Part C Education of Migratory Children Survey – Click here if you would like a recruiter to contact you to determine eligibility for the Minnesota Migrant Education Program.
Recruitment Request – If you would like a recruiter to contact you about the possiblity of recruiting in your area click here.
MMERC’s website – MMERC’s (Midwest Migrant Education Resource Center) mission is to assist upper Midwest partner states in meeting the needs of migrant children. MMERC provides a variety of services and resources to school districts and Summer Migrant Education Programs.
Migrant Hotline Phone Number (for information on Migrant Education and/or referrals for emergency services) 800-234-8848