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Title I Part C, Migrant Education Program

What is the purpose of the Migrant Education Program? 

The purpose of the Migrant Education Program (MEP) is to support migrant students overcome the challenges of mobility, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, and other difficulties associated with a highly mobile lifestyle.  These efforts are aimed at helping migrant students succeed in school and successfully transition to postsecondary education or employment.

The Region 5 MEP also provides various levels of support to local school districts based on their migrant student enrollment.  Region 5 is here to serve our migrant students and families.  

¿Cuál es el propósito del Programa de Educación Migrante?

El propósito del Programa de Educación Migrante (MEP) es apoyar a los estudiantes migrantes a superar los desafíos de la movilidad, las barreras culturales y del idioma, el aislamiento social y otras dificultades asociadas con un estilo de vida altamente móvil. Estos esfuerzos tienen como objetivo ayudar a los estudiantes migrantes a tener éxito en la escuela y hacer una transición exitosa a la educación postsecundaria o al empleo.

El MEP de la Región 5 también brinda varios niveles de apoyo a los distritos escolares locales en función de la inscripción de estudiantes migrantes. La Región 5 está aquí para servir a nuestros estudiantes y familias migrantes.

 

THE MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM (TMEP) WEB PORTAL

This portal was designed to meet the unique needs of parents and families of migratory children in grades K-12, to include out-of-school youth (OSY). 

Este portal fue diseñado para satisfacer las necesidades únicas de los padres y familias de niños migratorios en los grados K-12, para incluir a los jóvenes fuera de la escuela (OSY). 

Click for more information: https://www.txmigrant.net/

THE TEXAS MEP QUARTERLY FAMILY NEWSLETTER (from TEA)

The Texas Education Agency Migrant Program releases a quarterly newsletter for MEP parents and families.  The newsletters are made just for migrant families and includes links to resources and information. Click the links below. 

El Programa Migrante de la Agencia de Educación de Texas publica un boletín trimestral para familias de MEP. Los boletines están hechos solo para familias migrantes e incluyen enlaces a recursos e información. Haga clic a continuación.

June – August 2022 Newsletter 

March – May 2022 Newsletter

January 2022 Newsletter 

August 2021 Newsletter 

THE MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM (TMEP) WEB PORTAL

The TMEP Portal is a free resource portal that provides easy access to a wide variety of materials. There are three main sections of the portal, each designed with a different user in mind.

  • Parents & Family – Education Resources for Parents of K-12 Migratory Children
  • MEP Staff – The MEP Staff section of the TMEP Portal shares resources to assist MEP staff, both at the ESC and LEA level, in supporting the needs of their migratory students, parents, and families.
  • ESC MEP Staff Only – The ESC MEP Staff Only section of the TMEP Portal is the only password protected section of the portal. This section allows ESC staff to access the resources they need to support and train LEA MEP staff.

Click for more information: https://www.txmigrant.net/

AIIMS ASSISTING INTERSTATE/INTRASTATE MOBILE STUDENTS 

NOW AVAILABLE:  This interactive resource portal provides the basic operating procedures all LEAs and ESCs should implement.

Click for more information: https://www.txmigrant.net/AIIMS

IDENTIFICATION & RECRUITMENT OF MIGRATORY CHILDREN 

As required by the U.S. Department of Education and the Texas Education Agency, migrant students must be actively recruited year-round in every local educational agency (LEA) in the state, including out of school youth (OSY).  For more information on Identification and Recruitment, click the link below. 

To view the 2021 To The Administrator Addressed Correspondence, click below:

11/04/2021 To The Administrator Addressed Correspondence Regarding ID&R of Migrant Students 

THE TEXAS MEP QUARTERLY STAFF NEWSLETTER (from TEA)

The Texas Education Agency Migrant Program releases a quarterly newsletter for MEP staff.  You will find MEP updates and much more. Click below for more information: 

June – August 2022 Newsletter 

March – May 2022 Newsletter

January 2022 Newsletter 

August 2021 Newsletter 

 

 

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Brenda L. Thompson

Program Specialist
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SE HABLA ESPAÑOL

(409)951-1877
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Gracie Garcia

ESC Recruiter/NGS Data Specialist