November 15 is the RECRUITMENT DEADLINE! If you think you may qualify for the program, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Good News! We have a NEW Migrant Parent Advisory Council! Tsin'aen (Thank you) to everyone who attended the MEP Informational Meeting on 10/10/22 and to the Volunteers who stepped it up to form the committee.

Migrant Students at Culture Camp: Alena George-Goodlataw and Illo Knighten

Migrant Announcement for Academic Year 2022-23

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Migrant Education Program (MEP)

HOURS: 8 am - 4:30 pm | MAIN PHONE: 907.822.8556 | FAX: 907.822.3949

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Video was created on: August 19, 2019.

*Please note, some changes have taken place since the creation of this video. Hot Lunch is now FREE for ALL STUDENTS.

Ms. Hicks and Dez'aiah Martin cleaning blueberries, preparing to store it away for later use during the long, cold winters.

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.

DOES YOUR FAMILY PARTICIPATE IN:

Subsistence Fishing?

Commercial Fishing?

Subsistence Berry Picking?

Logging?

Cannery Work?

Agricultural or Farm Work?

If so, your family may qualify for the...

MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM....

The Copper River School District’s Migrant Education Program is federally funded and provides activities, services, and resources for migrant students and their families.

The goal of the Migrant Education Program is to ensure that all migrant students reach challenging academic standards and graduate with a high school diploma (or complete a GED) that prepares them for responsible citizenship, further learning, and productive employment.

CONTACT

Ashley Marion Hicks

Ashley Marion Hicks,

Federal/State Programs Administrative Assistant

ahicks@crsd.us

Phone 907.822.8556 

Fax 907.822.3949

P.O. Box 108, 1976 Aurora Drive, Glennallen AK 99588

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK FOR THE QUICKEST WAY TO GET CURRENT INFORMATION ON MIGRANT EVENTS:

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Migrant Forms:

Migrant Education Program Brochure

Eligibility Survey

Youth Scholarship (Sports Fees)

Magazine Subscription Order Form

Winter Gear Request Form

Internet Connectivity Scholarship

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 ahicks@crsd.us a letter of interest.

Seeking Migrant Photos and Publication Ideas for NEW and UPCOMING newsletter!

Migrant family

...and receive these services...

  • FREE HOT LUNCH (Glennallen School ONLY)

  • TUTORING SUPPORT

  • FREE BOOKS/MAGAZINES/LITERATURE

  • SCHOLARSHIPS TO HELP PAY FOR SPORTS FEES & GEAR 

  • FREE WINTER GEAR 

  • FREE HYGEINE KITS (BASED ON NEED)

  • FREE PRE-K AND KINDERGARTEN LEARNER KITS

  • INTERNET/DEVICE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HOME-BASED STUDENTS

  •  SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICES

  • 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.

    • Agricultural Industry

    • Logging Industry

    • Fish processing (cannery work)

  • Has moved within the last 36 months.

  • This also includes:

    • Not yet school aged children (Birth to four years old)

    • Preschool students

    • Homeschool Students

    • Out of School Youth

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.

Next Steps?

To see if your student may qualify fill out the on-line survey

  • Gather dates.

    • 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 2022 MEP Calendar

For more information about eligibility please call 907.822.3234 extension 1256 or email ahicks@crsd.us