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Migrant Ed. Services

This chart contains information about the services provided to students and families participating in Beaverton's Migrant Education Program (MEP)

Pre-K

Evening Pre-K Program

Evening classes to support school readiness. A fall series and a spring series. Pre-K students learn school readiness skills; their older siblings receive homework support; parents receive parent education on how to support their students’ academic and social development.

BSD Contact:

Sirenia Gonzalez, Migrant Pre-K Specialist


Judy Swearingen, Migrant Recruiter

All Grade Levels

Free school meals

All migrant students automatically get free school meals. They don’t need to fill out the meal application.

BSD Contact:

Guidance Counselors, Community Liaisons, Cafeteria Managers

 

School Supplies

Variety of supplies to support school success. Backpacks, pens, pencils, notebooks, flash drives, etc.

BSD Contact:

Pre-K through 8: Judy Swearingen, Migrant Recruiter


9-12: Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

 

Tutoring

After-school and Saturday tutoring focused on literacy and math.

BSD Contact:

Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

 

Stride Academy

Stride Academy is an online academic support program.  All migrant students have a license with Stride Academy to have reading, math, language arts, and science instruction based on what skills they are missing.  It is in English and Spanish, tied to the Common Core, and has great growth reports. Unfortunately it does not award high school students credit toward graduation.

BSD Contact:

K-8: Karen Sanchez, Migrant Data and Family Engagement Specialist


9-12: Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

Summer School

Classes in the summer to support the four migrant education program goals: school readiness, reading, math, and graduation.

BSD Contact:

Pre-K & Elementary: Kerrin Moeller

Secondary: Rob Hillhouse

24-Hour Accident Insurance

24-hour accident insurance for all migrant students in the program.  This is accident insurance, not health insurance.

BSD Contact:

Pre-K through 8: Judy Swearingen, Migrant Recruiter


9-12: Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

 

Parenting Classes

Variety of topics to support parents’ needs. Meet four times each year.

BSD Contact:

Karen Sanchez, Migrant Data and Family Engagement Specialist

 

Referrals to Community Resources

Furniture, clothing, infant supplies, food, counseling services.

BSD Contact:

Pre-K through 8: Judy Swearingen, Migrant Recruiter


9-12: Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

 

6-8th

4H Camp

4-H Migrant Camp invites 6th to 8th grade migrant students. Beginning of July. Its focus is on helping youth improve academic skills, develop leadership skills, and participate in healthy physical activities.  

BSD Contact:

Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

Chicas

Development program that empowers Latina girls to develop their leadership potential, adopt healthy lifestyles, support cultural and gender identity, and achieve academic success with high school graduation and post-secondary education enrollment. Includes weekly meetings and field trips. This program is in select schools. In 2018-2019: Vose, Conestoga, Five Oaks, Whitford, Aloha Huber Park, Aloha High School, Beaverton High School.

http://www.adelantemujeres.org/youth-development/

BSD Contact:

Andrew Robinson, Migrant Coordinator

 

9-12th

Free SAT and AP tests

Students do not pay test fees.

BSD Contact:

Your school’s test coordinator

César Chávez Leadership Conference

One-day leadership conference in the spring.  Mission: “To instill in Latino(a) and migrant youth the value of education, which nurtures mind, body and spirit in order to develop a social consciousness that empowers them as leaders for social justice and civic responsibility in the greater community.”

http://www.wou.edu/ceclc/

BSD Contact:

Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

 

Oregon Migrant Leadership Institute

Develops leadership skills in Oregon's high school migrant students as well as to expose and familiarize them with the college environment to strengthen the belief that college is a reality for them.

https://camp.oregonstate.edu/omli

BSD Contact:

Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

Mente Summit

A day-long gathering that brings together professionals, college, and high school students (boys) to address many of the inequities and barriers facing Latino males. Participants will connect with community leaders to reflect and build momentum to encourage more Latinos to complete a Higher Education.

https://www.mentesummit.com/

BSD Contact:

Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

 

HEP program

The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) helps students or parents get their GED. This program helps migrant students their first year of college to give support and help to make it during their first year.  Chemeketa CC (Salem), Rock Creek CC (NW Portland), OSU (Corvallis), and Treasure Valley CC (Ontario) all have HEP and CAMP programs. OSU has a room and board for HEP.

BSD Contact:

Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

 

CAMP program

There are four College Assistance for Migrant Students Program (CAMP) in Oregon. This program helps migrant students their first year of college to give support and help to make it during their first year. Chemeketa CC (Salem), Rock Creek CC (NW Portland), OSU (Corvallis), and Treasure Valley CC (Ontario) all have HEP and CAMP programs.  

BSD Contact:

Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

Graduation Mentors

High school teachers mentor migrant students. Examples: helping them discover their interests, helping them choose the right classes, encouraging them to meaningfully engage with their coursework and complete assignments, supporting them to meet their goals of graduation and post-high school plans, encourage them to make good social choices, connecting them with school and community resources, and to overall be someone that they can go to for help.

 

BSD Contact:

Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist

 

Close-Up Trip to Washington D.C.

Trip to Washington D.C. gives students and educators an inside look at democracy in action.

https://www.closeup.org/program/high-school

BSD Contact:

Ana Robleto, Migrant Graduation Specialist