Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Main Phone: (907) 742-4275 | Fax: (907) 742-4268
Location: 5530 E. Northern Lights Blvd. Anchorage, Alaska 99504
What is Migrant Education?
The Alaska Migrant Education Program requires that a local school district or educational agency receiving MEP funds and operating a full year migrant program must consult with a Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review, and improvement of the local migrant education program.
- The goal of the Migrant Education Program is to ensure that all migrant students reach challenging academic standards and graduate with a high school diploma that prepares them for responsible citizenship, further learning, and productive employment.
- Migrant Education is a federally funded program that is authorized by the Elementary and Secondary Act (ESEA).
Thank you for your interest in serving on the Migrant Education Parent Advisory Committee, this is a voluntary position. Consideration is given to the following criteria when selecting individuals for Migrant Education Parent Advisory Committee:
✅ Commitment to improving educational opportunities for MEP students.
✅ Sincere interest in the welfare of MEP children and in quality education.
✅ Community involvement and ability to network within the community.
✅ Working knowledge of the Anchorage community.
✅ Ability to function effectively as a team member, as well as a leader.
✅ Ability to motivate others to become engaged and involved.
✅ Commit to attend meetings regularly (TBD).
As a member of the Migrant Education Parent Advisory Committee you may:
✅ Work with school staff to identify the educational and supportive needs of the children
participating in the Migrant Education Program.
✅ Take an active role in promoting parental participation.
✅ Assist and advise the school district on the planning and implementation of the
Migrant Education Program.
✅ Assist in identifying community resources.
✅ Assist in providing information to parents about the Migrant Education Program.
✅ Listen to any person or group who may have questions, concerns, or recommendations
about the present Migrant Education Program.
The application period will close at 5:00pm, October 16, 2020.
If you have any questions please call our office at 907-742-4275 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org