SOESD / School Improvement Services / Migrant Ed/ELL/
Indian Ed / English / Migrant Education
Migrant Education / Title IC
Migrant programs are available to qualified migrant students in Klamath, Jackson, and Josephine Counties. The programs are designed to support students in meeting challenging academic Reading and Mathematics standards. In addition, Migrant students automatically qualify for Free Lunch and receive an accident insurance policy. Migrant staff also link families to community support services as needed. Specific projects are listed below. All of these programs receive support from our AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator.
To volunteer for any Migrant or Indian Education Program, please download our volunteer application, fill it out, and send it to Monserrat Alegria (firstname.lastname@example.org ).
After School Programs
These programs are run by the local districts and funded by Migrant Education. They provide homework help and tutoring at ten different sites in our region.
Summer School Programs
These programs are run by the local districts, Head Start, SOU, and OCDC and are funded by Migrant Education. They serve preschool to high school students. During the summer of 2013 migrant funded summer programs were implemented at 21 sites and served over 700 students.
Hispanic Academic Outreach Project (HAO)
This collaborative project involves SOESD Migrant Education, Medford School District, AmeriCorps, Southern Oregon University, community volunteers, and migrant high school students. HAO provides tutoring and mentoring for migrant students at North and South Medford High Schools. In addition to the afterschool tutoring, which is provided by volunteers from Southern Oregon University and the community, the project helps students plan ahead for college, vocational training, or employment after graduation.
Senior Transition Program (Sobresalientes)
Sobresalientes offers assistance to Migrant seniors with the process of obtaining scholarships and selecting post-high school educational opportunities. These include FAFSA preparation activities, scholarship application support, and instruction in essay writing and letters of recommendation strategies.
Tutors from Southern Oregon University and the community are placed in school classrooms to provide one-on-one or small group tutoring to migrant students during regular instruction hours.
Academia Latina is a one-week summer residency program for Latino/a middle school students, held at Southern Oregon University in August. The program is designed to help middle school students orient themselves as future college students, and to provide direct instruction in math, reading, leadership, theatre, technology, science, art, and dance.
Listo is a literacy program for the whole family, which provides: a supportive pre-school environment in Spanish for 3, 4, and 5 year-olds; a multi-age literacy based classroom for school-age siblings; childcare for infants and toddlers in a culturally and developmentally appropriate environment; English as a Second Language (ESL) and basic literacy classes in Spanish for parents; and shared literacy activities for children and parents.
CAMP (College Assistance Migrant Program)
This is a one-year assistance program for migrant college froshmen who plan on attending Chemeketa Community College, Lewis and Clark, Oregon State University, and Boise State University. Services vary based on the campus attended, and may include fee waivers, book costs, orientation and success support, tutoring, medical insurance, and social support).
High School Equivalency Program (HEP)
HEP is a University of Oregon-based residency high school equivalency diploma program for migrant students who meet certain criteria. Students must be between the ages of 16 to 21, have dropped out of school, complete the math and reading tests, written essay and application.
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