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.
COE Certification Test – Anyone determining migrant eligibility MUST pass a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) Certification Test, which is good for 1 year (this includes Data Processors and Migrant Liaisons). The test can be taken as many times as necessary. Handouts, manuals, and other migrant resources can be used while completing the test. Contact Cris Young for the password or with questions. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruitment Request – If you would like a recruiter to contact you about the possibility of recruiting in your area click here.
Recruitment Logs –
Region 1: In order to avoid duplicate efforts, please document recruitment in the Region 1 Recruitment Log.
Region 1 includes: Bird Island (BOLD ISD), Breckenridge, Brooten (BBE ISD), Danube, Grafton, Sleepy Eye, and Willmar
Region 2: In order to avoid duplicate efforts, please document recruitment in the Region 2 Recruitment Log.
Region 2 includes: Elysian, Glencoe, Monticello, Owatonna, Rochester, Rogers, St. Cloud, Waseca, and Winnebago
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).
Head Start Migrant Education Brochure – Providing tools to migrant educators to plant seeds of knowledge waiting to blossom into harvest of hope.
Migrant Hotline – (for information on Migrant Education and/or referrals for emergency services) 800-234-8848
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.
Minnesota Migrant Education Program Qualifying Activities – Please note that this list is not comprehensive. If you have any questions about qualifying activities, please contact Claudia Mladek at email@example.com or 952-232-1209.
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.
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.