Did you know?
The CRSD MEP is designed to serve ALL qualifying families (which includes ALL ethnicities) who participate in fishing, berry picking, logging, farming and/or cannery work.
CRSD MEP is also seeking current, former or retired teachers to be hired as TUTORS. Help us find potential tutors! For more details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We have a NEW MEP Parent Advisory Council! Want to serve and provide valuable input? Let us know!
Migrant Education Services can include:
FREE HOT LUNCH (Glennallen School ONLY)
SCHOLARSHIPS TO HELP PAY FOR SPORTS FEES & GEAR
FREE WINTER GEAR
FREE HYGEINE KITS (BASED ON NEED)
FREE PRE-K AND KINDERGARTEN LEARNER KITS
DEVICE CHECKOUTS FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES
EXPANDED TUTORIALS AND ACADEMIC SUPPORT TO CLOSE THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP
Who is a CRSD Migrant Student?
A child from birth to age 21
Has not completed and received a high school diploma
Has moved across school district boundaries on his own, with, or to join a family member who participates in seasonal, temporary moves for:
Commercial fishing or fishing activities (including shrimping, crabbing, and clamming) for the purpose of producing food for a family's use and needs.
Berry picking for the purpose of producing food for a family's use and needs.
Fish processing (cannery work)
Has moved within the last 36 months.
This also includes:
Not yet school aged children (Birth to four years old)
Out of School Youth
To see if your student may qualify fill out the on-line survey
Because eligibility is determined by seasonal moves and the economic need for those moves in and out of Copper River School District boundaries, our recruiters will be asking for calendar dates as part of the interview.
Ask Recruiter for a Fillable PDF of the 2023 MEP Calendar
For more information about eligibility please call 907.822.3234 extension 1256 or email email@example.com
What happens next?
Families are interviewed by our Recruitment Staff to begin the process of determining eligibility.
A Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is completed in the office and sent to the parent for verification and signature.
When the signed COE is received by our office, the eligibility information is reviewed by the state Migrant Education Office.
Families are notified of eligibility. If eligible, appropriate services begin.
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR HS SENIORS
DON'T MISS OUT! Eligible to receive up to $3000 financial assistance toward college!
Click to apply ---> Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship
Contact CRSD MEP if you would like assistance or more info!
Seeking VOLUNTEERS to serve on a Parent Advisory Council!
Must commit to meeting quarterly, provide advice/assistance, and help the school attain its goal of providing each child with the best education possible.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org a letter of interest.
Seeking Migrant Photos and Publication Ideas for NEW and UPCOMING newsletter!
Migrant Program Annual Survey & Needs Assessment
Dear Migrant Program Parents/Guardians,
The Alaska Migrant Education Program is conducting our annual survey to help identify the greatest needs of Migrant students that result from frequent moves and interrupted education. As a parent/guardian of a Migrant student, we value your opinion.
Surveys will remain open through March 31, 2023.
Please take a minute to complete the 2023 Parent survey by clicking the link at the top OR click the PDF version at the bottom of this page.
Dear Migrant Program Staff,
The Alaska Migrant Education Program is conducting our annual survey to help identify the greatest needs of Migrant students that result from frequent moves and interrupted education. As a staff member working with Migrant students, we value your opinion.
Surveys will remain open through March 31, 2023.
Please take a minute to complete the 2023 Staff survey by clicking the link above OR click the PDF version at the bottom of this page.
ALL participants of this survey will be entered toward a drawing to receive a $25 gift certificate donated by a local small business. If you have completed the survey online, please email email@example.com with Subject line: MEP Survey Completed or notify the CRSD MEP Department at 907.822.8556. *
If you prefer to do the survey in paper format, submit the paper survey to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 29 as it gives ample time for data entry. DRAWING will be held LIVE on April 17 at 3 pm on the CRSD MEP Facebook page.
**If you prefer to do the survey over the phone, please contact the MEP department to schedule an appointment. Phone surveys are DUE by March 31, 2023.
Migrant Announcement for Academic Year 2022-23
Photo Credit: Rebecca Schwanke
MEP student: Caden Schwanke
MEP Student Caden Schwanke with his buddy
MEP Student proudly wearing NEW glasses purchased by CRSD MEP.
*Please note, some changes have taken place since the creation of this video. Hot Lunch is FREE for ALL MEP STUDENTS.
Blueberries provide many snacks and meals. It is used in desserts, recipes, jams, sauces and syrups. Blueberries are essential to the needs of Migrant families in Alaska.