Migrant Education Messenger

Region 17 ESC


This is a great tool to stay connected within the Region 17 MEP monthly. Here you will find upcoming events, news, and any requirements within the 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 (or complete a HSED) that prepares them for responsible citizenship, further learning, and productive employment."

NGS Updates & Reminders

January & February Required Activities

  • Secondary Credit- Fall Semester grades (grades 9-12)
  • Missing Credits and Withdrawal Grades Consolidation (grades 9-12)
  • Alternate Student Student ID (grades K-12)

STAAR Assessment Data Input

Please make sure STAAR/EOC information has been entered and label assessment interpretation consistently with the guidance provided by TEA.
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Upcoming MEP Events...

Click the picture below to register for upcoming workshops/events.

What's New in the MEP...

College 1st

Empowering students for college, career, and life success! Last week, 3rd-5th grade migrant students learned about Architecture & Construction and 6th-8th grade students learned about Media Arts & Communication. Thank you to the College 1st team!

Scholarship Opportunities

AMET Scholarship

The AMET Scholarship window for applications is now open through March 15, 2022! High School seniors, early graduating juniors and college prior AMET scholarship winners can apply this year.


Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship

NASDME is very happy to announce the 2022 Al Wright Migrant Scholarship application process is now open! Applications must be received in DC no later than Wednesday, February 23, 2022.


NGS & MSIX Password Resets

Click on the picture for password reset assistance through Region 1.

MEP Compliance Resources

Click on the pictures below for a printable copy or visit the CREW for more information as well.

State Delivery Plan & Measurable Program Outcomes

Fidelity of Strategy Implementation (FSI)

Local Needs Assessment (LNA)

Priority for Service

  • One Quarterly Progress Review per PFS Student
  • Run PFS monthly reports within NGS
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Texas Migrant Portal (TMEP)

This is a great tool to utilize within the MEP. The resources are specific to parents and staff. Enjoy!

The CReW!

Here you will find all required resources for your MEP. The site will be utilized by Region 17 MEP coordinators and staff only. If you need the link to this webpage, please reach out to dchavarria@esc17.net

Identification and Recruitment Resources

ECOE Reminders-Back & Running!

  • Utilize the COVID-19 Interview protocol and comments must be exact
  • Approved ECOEs must be printed and filed

Non-Project Districts Resources

If your district does not participate or accept MEP funds, you are considered a Non-Project District. Please utilize the above family surveys to help identify potential MEP students within your district. We are here to support every MEP student within our region. If you have any questions reach out to the MEP team at Region 17.

Texas MEP Agricultural Map

The purpose of the agricultural map is to provide a statewide list of crops, fish, livestock, and poultry for agricultural and fishing related purposes. Two of the key objectives in providing the agricultural map are to: 1) Aid in identification and recruitment efforts by helping to develop profiles and calendars reflecting major crops, seasons and hiring practices by regional employers, and 2) Foster and strengthen intra-regional networking.


Identification and Recruitment Rapid Response Consortium

What is IRRC?
IRRC (Identification and Recruitment Rapid Response Consortium) is one of four OME-funded Consortium Incentive Grants. The mission of IRRC is to develop resources, strategies, best practices, and creative solutions whose purpose is to improve and enhance ID&R activities in IRRC member states. IRRC is a collaborative effort between the states of- ME, NY, DE, SC, GA, TN, IL, NM, AZ, KS, IA, with NE acting as the lead state of this collaboration.

Check out their website: https://www.idr-consortium.net/Index.html

Community Resources

There are many organizations within our communities who are able and willing to help in any way they can, simply reach out to them and share the information with your MEP families.

Here to serve you!


Education Specialist- MEP PD & Student Events, Reading Academies


Education Specialist- ABB, Early Childhood

Francisco Rodriguez

Senior Specialist – Continuous Improvement & Accountability