Marion County's Migrant Education Program is a Title I, Part C-federally funded initiative designed to provide assistance and services to meet the educational needs of migratory parents and their eligible children. The program is under the supervision and leadership of Dr. Anna DeWese, Director.
DEFINITION OF A MIGRANT CHILD
A child age 3 to 21, which parents or guardians have moved within the past 36 months across state or county lines in order to seek or obtain temporary or seasonal employment.
TYPES OF SERVICES AVAILABLE
Early Childhood Program (children ages 3-5),
After School Tutorial Program (grades K-12),
Health Services (school physicals and dental examinations), and
Other Services (academic assistance for furthering a child's education through college, vocational programs, referrals to agencies, and Drop-Out Prevention).
For more information about the Marion County Migrant Education Program, please contact the Office of Grants and Federal Programs/Title I located at Howard Academy Community Center, 306 N.W. 7th Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475 or call (352) 671-4171.