Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the eligibility criteria for enrolling students in the Migrant Education Program?

  • AGE: The child is between the ages of 0 and 21.

  • MOVEMENT ACROSS STATE OR SCHOOL DISTRICT LINES: Parent/guardian or youth who have moved anytime during the past three years across state or school district lines.

  • AGRICULTURAL WORK: Parent or youth has worked a temporary or seasonal job in agriculture, fishing or related Industries. Agriculturally related work includes the following activities:

  • Dairy or dairy products

  • Food

  • Fieldwork

  • Greenhouses, Nurseries, and Orchards

  • Meatpacking plants

  • Poultry and eggs

  • Preserved and canned foods

  • Sod farms

  • Sugar and honey

    • WHO DETERMINES ELIGIBILITY: State trained MEP Recruiters/Advocates are responsible for the identification and recruitment of eligible migrant students and their families.

How are the migrant students recruited and served by MEP?

  • The Colorado Department of Education has designated regions/programs in the state for the purpose of conducting ID&R activities, collaborating with school districts in supporting the academic achievement of migrant students, supporting students with their postsecondary goals, providing opportunities for migrant parents to be active with their child’s education and developing leadership skills of migrant parents so they may serve on school, regional or state parent advisory committees.

  • The Metro - MEP provides supplemental educational services and referrals for health or mental needs to migrant families in the following districts:

Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Adams County 14, Adams-Arapahoe 28J, Boulder Valley RE-2, Brighton 27J, Cherry Creek 5, Clear Creek RE-1, Denver County 1, Douglas County RE-1, Elizabeth C-1, Englewood 1, Gilpin County RE-1, Jefferson County R-1, Littleton 6, Mapleton 1, Platte Canyon 1, Sheridan 2, Westminster 50