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Migrant Education Program

Your child may be eligible to receive additional educational and social services from the Migrant Education Program if you work, have worked, or are seeking work in agriculture or fisher-related activities and move or have moved to follow seasonal work. The Migrant Education Program is a federally funded program designed to enrich and respond to the educational and health needs of the children of migratory workers. For more information, please contact us.

Migrant Education Program
20435 S. Ellsworth Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
(480) 987-5988
(Queen Creek Middle School campus. Entrance by the student drop-off area.)

Mission Statement

To ensure a quality for the children of migratory workers in Arizona.

WHAT IS THE MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM?

The Migrant Education program is a federally funded program designed to enrich and respond to the educational and health needs of migrant children. The program is an addition to the supplemental services already being received by students and provided for all children through the Queen Creek Unified School District.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Students must be between the ages of birth through 21 and the child of a seasonal or temporary agricultural or fishery worker or, on his/her, own is a temporary agricultural or fishery worker. The family must have moved to seek or to obtain seasonal or temporary agricultural or fishing work in the preceding 36 months. The qualifying move must be beyond the current school district boundary.

WHAT SERVICES DOES THE MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM OFFER?

  • Assistance in transferring records to new schools
  • Dissemination of information
  • Family home visits to assess the needs of the family and child
  • Health programs
  • Home/school visits to follow student progress
  • Instructional training
  • Interpretations at school conferences
  • Parent involvement/parent meeting to discuss ways to help students succeed in school
  • Parent/students educational programs
  • Portable Assisted Study Sequence (P.A.S.S.)
  • Preschool programs (Children’s Learning Center & Home Based Preschool Program)
  • Referrals and transportation to community appointments
  • Social services
  • Student leadership opportunities
  • Summer school program
  • Supplemental academic programs to assist in the achievement of state academic standards