Migrant Education Program offers Preschool to students in Jefferson County

Did you know that the Migrant Education Program offers a winter preschool in Jefferson County at Oregon Child Development Coalition? There are 20 students enrolled in the class, from both Madras and Culver. Pictured here, Deputy Superintendent, Paul Andrews, visits the children at the Migrant Education Program.

The High Desert Education Service District offers a federally funded Title 1-C Migrant Education Program for families who move frequently to work in agriculture, farming, nurseries or forestry. The goal of the program is to help migrant students overcome problems that result from repeated moves and an interrupted education. Academic assistance is provided to students through extended day and extended year opportunities. Additionally, all eligible migrant students receive 24-hour accident insurance and free nutrition services at school. Assistance is also available for families who need access to social services. Districts served include Bend-La Pine, Culver, Madras, Mitchell, Crook, Redmond, and Sisters.