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 Title I, Part C Education of Migratory Children


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About Migrant Education

The Migrant Education Program (MEP) is a federally-funded program designed to support comprehensive educational programs for migrant children to help reduce the educational disruption and other problems that result from repeated moves.

For more information about the Georgia MEP, please click on the links below:

​​​For additional information such as program, please visit the Georgia MEP "Areas of Interest" section to the right.

Follow us on Twitter @GeorgiaMEP​ for access to current news and updates in Georgia.

RECENT UPDATES

FY20 Georgia Migrant Education Program Required Trainings
2nd Identification & Recruitment/Data/Professional Development Training Dates

Audience: Districts receiving direct FY20 allocations from the Georgia MEP.​ 
(Click on any of the cities listed below to see training locations)

Region 1 MEP (North) When: December 3, 2019 (8:30am to 4:00pm) in Gainesville, GA
Region 1 MEP (South) When: December 5, 2019  (8:30am to 4:00pm) in Brooklet, GA​
Region 2 MEP              When: December 10, 2019 (8:30am to 4:00pm) in Lenox, GA

Download all 1st Training Materials/Resources​

Local Migrant Staff Presented with Award

Roberto Aguilar was presented with the “Pioneer in Education” award in recognition for his work as a Student Service Provider for the Migrant community of Rabun County. The congratulates him for his dedication to serving migrant children & youth in his district!

FY20 Current Map of MEP Funded Districts Now Available!

The Georgia MEP has updated its state map to show the current 2019-2020 direct Migrant funded districts.

CLICK HERE
to access the FY20 Georgia MEP Map.

Georgia MEP Forms & Documents Page - New Updates!

In an effort to continue to keep our resources current for our districts, the Georgia MEP Forms & Documents page has been updated to incorporate the most up-to-date resources available to download.

CLICK HERE
to access the Georgia MEP Forms & Documents page.

2019 Georgia Migrant Student of the Year Award


Edwin Flores from Tattnall County High School receiving the 2019 Migrant Student of the Year Award at the Superintendent's Recognition Ceremony at the GaDOE. 
Congratulations Edwin; we, at Georgia Migrant Education Program, are all very proud of your academic achievements! You are truly a great inspiration to many other Migrant children and youth in our state working hard to succeed in their schools and communities.

See our official Tweet announcement HERE​

2019-2020 Georgia MEP Project Planning ​

The following links below will help your district get started on the 2019-2020 Georgia MEP project planning as part of the Georgia's System of Continuous Improvement: ​

Georgia's System of Continuous Improvement Information & Materials: CLICK HERE​
FY20 Georgia MEP Project Planning Presentation: CLICK HERE​ ​
FY20 Implementation Plan (IP) Form: CLICK HERE​​
FY20 Implementation Plan (IP) Observation Form: CLICK HERE​

Georgia MEP's Consortium Incentive Grants ​

The U.S. Department of Education awarded four continuation Consortium Incentive Grants (CIGs) to 33 participating States. The CIG program provides financial incentives to SEAs to improve the interstate or intrastate coordination of migrant education programs by addressing key academic needs of migratory children who have their education interrupted.  The Georgia Migrant Education Program (GaMEP​) has participated in three of the four funded CIG programs since 2015. 

  • ​The Preschool Initiative Consortium Incentive Grant (PI CIG) aims to increase parent engagement and improve migrant preschoolers’ academic performance. For more information visit:  http://www.preschoolinitiative.org/
  • Graduation and Outcomes for Success for Out-of-School Youth (GOSOSY) aims to identify and recruit, assess, and develop/deliver services to migrant out-of-school youth (OSY).  For more information visit: https://www.osymigrant.org/
  • The Identification & Recruitment Rapid Response Consortium (IRRC) aims to improve the proper and timely identification and recruitment (ID&R) of eligible migratory children. For more information visit: http://www.idr-consortium.net/​

New ID&R/Data Collections Handbook is Now Available!

The latest ID&R/Data Collections Handbook is now available for download. The downloadable File is in PDF format so make sure you have the latest version of Adobe Reader. 

Learn more about the latest ID&R/Data Collections Handbook here.​​​


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