Migrant Education Notifications

MEP Bulletin August 21, 2020

August 20, 2020

SAVE the DATE!! DRAFT Training Agenda link Communication Resources for Educators and Parents Nobody Don’t Love Nobody–Stacey Bess – a touch of inspiration Mass Recruitment– Article provided by Ita Mendoza, State ID&R Coordinator "On July 23, 2020, five recruiters from four different projects gathered at the ESU 9 to execute the Migrant Education Program's first-ever "virtual mass recruitment activity" for the Lexington project. Lexington's eminent referral system provided 88 individual referrals. Recruiters contacted a total of 64 families and were able to enroll 27 new students in the Nebraska MEP program. During the activity, the group followed a COVID-19 safety...Read More › - MEP Bulletin August 21, 2020

MEP Bulletin August 14, 2020

August 14, 2020

WELCOME! Please welcome Laura Gamboa Urrego to the Nebraska Migrant Education Program team.  Laura is a Grand Island Public School elementary Migrant Facilitator.  You can provide Laura a team welcome by emailing her at lgamboaurrego@gips.org.  Welcome Laura!! SAVE the DATE!! DRAFT Training Agenda link Virtual Summer Camps Engage Nebraska Migrant Education Program (MEP) Students Nine middle school students and eleven high school students from five projects (ESU 1, ESU 15, Grand Island, Lexington, Omaha) enrolled and participated in two Virtual Summer Camps – CAMP CONNECT and BRAIN STEM. The camps are an ongoing project of the Pennsylvania Migrant Education Program...Read More › - MEP Bulletin August 14, 2020

MEP Bulletin August 7, 2020

August 6, 2020

SAVE THE DATE! Nebraska Migrant Education Program Statewide Training IRRC - shared by Jessica Castaneda H2A mapping resource This is such a cool tool. It will help you see your current H2A work orders. You can see them on a map. Many of us are trying to pull these down and then put them on a map. This has already been done for you. Please take a look! https://spotlight.tcbmi.com/ Agri-business Partner Proteus Jody Stutzman, Proteus announced 2,000 face masks are available to give to farm workers.  There is a possibility Proteus will receive more.  If you know of areas of...Read More › - MEP Bulletin August 7, 2020

MEP Bulletin July 31, 2020

July 30, 2020

 SAVE the DATE!!!  Office of Migrant Education Save the Date: MEP Re-interviewing and Identification and Recruitment (ID&R) Strategies Webinar Please save the date for a webinar hosted by OME on Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT. The objectives of this webinar are: 1) To improve understanding among MEP State Directors and other MEP staff of the basic requirements for annual prospective re-interviews and other ID&R quality control measures; 2) To expand awareness of existing flexibilities for conducting re-interviews, ID&R outreach, and eligibility interviews during the coronavirus pandemic; and 3) To facilitate a discussion among MEP practitioners...Read More › - MEP Bulletin July 31, 2020

MEP Bulletin July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020

This is a repeat of July 3rd Bulletin . . .  Interstate Migrant Education Council (IMEC) In an effort to keep the MEP community informed during the pandemic, I am sharing the paper “Education and Humanistic Issues Faced by Migrant Education Programs During times of Pandemic and Natural Disasters” written by IMEC Consultant Solomon (Sol) Kaulukukui former Hawaii State MEP director.  With the impact of COVID-19 IMEC will continue to address issues that impact migrant staff, students, parents and stakeholders in future papers and virtual presentations. Congressional Letter – Migrant Education Program, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Relief CCCERA Fact...Read More › - MEP Bulletin July 10, 2020

MEP Bulletin July 3, 2020

July 6, 2020

Interstate Migrant Education Council (IMEC) In an effort to keep the MEP community informed during the pandemic, I am sharing the paper “Education and Humanistic Issues Faced by Migrant Education Programs During times of Pandemic and Natural Disasters" written by IMEC Consultant Solomon (Sol) Kaulukukui former Hawaii State MEP director.  With the impact of COVID-19 IMEC will continue to address issues that impact migrant staff, students, parents and stakeholders in future papers and virtual presentations. Congressional Letter – Migrant Education Program, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Relief CCCERA Fact Sheet 06.29.20 Funding for Children of Migrant Farmworkers P-EBT Information COVID-19...Read More › - MEP Bulletin July 3, 2020

MEP Bulletin June 26, 2020

June 29, 2020

Announcement:  Office of Migrant Education Resource:  National Certificate of Eligibility (COE): Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Approval Extended Through June 30, 2023 The Office of Migrant Education (OME) is pleased to announce that the National COE Instructions and template have been approved by OMB for use through June 30, 2023.  As you may recall, the Department requested an extension without change of the previous collection.  The expiration date has been updated on the attached document and will be posted to the RESULTS website.  Please use this version moving forward. MIGRANT STUDENT INFORMATION EXCHANGE (MSIX) MSIX Student Record and Advanced...Read More › - MEP Bulletin June 26, 2020

MEP Bulletin June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020

Announcement:  Office of Migrant Education Resource:  National Certificate of Eligibility (COE): Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Approval Extended Through June 30, 2023 The Office of Migrant Education (OME) is pleased to announce that the National COE Instructions and template have been approved by OMB for use through June 30, 2023.  As you may recall, the Department requested an extension without change of the previous collection.  The expiration date has been updated on the attached document and will be posted to the RESULTS website.  Please use this version moving forward. Good news! [Thinktank] Fillable Posters- English/Spanish- COVID-19 ROTEGIENDO A TRABAJADORES...Read More › - MEP Bulletin June 19, 2020

MEP Bulletin June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020

Welcome to the first posting of the Nebraska Migrant Education Program(MEP) Bulletin.  The Migrant Bulletin is a mass email system utilized through the Nebraska Department of Education accessed by subscription to provide MEP staff information related to the program. The Bulletin will be sent on a weekly basis to provide you with general information related to the MEP.  To receive messages through the MEP Bulletin, subscribe using this link.  The link is also located on the homepage of the MEP website .  If your project has MEP related information that you would like to be distributed through the MEP Bulletin, please...Read More › - MEP Bulletin June 12, 2020

Updated February 6, 2020 10:39am