Texas MEP Quarterly

MEP Staff Edition: January 2022

Cotton field during sunrise.

The January issue of the Texas MEP Quarterly Family Edition is now available.

Family Employment Surveys

MEP staff should be collecting and following up on all family employment surveys submitted by parents in the district as a part of the school registration packet.

If it appears that the family may have made a qualifying move to engage in agricultural or fishing work, please reach out to the family and determine whether a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) should be completed.

Resources for Families

The winter season sometimes come with additional challenges, but did you know that help is available for families? Community agencies and organizations often provide programs to help with the following:

Share these resources that are available in your area with your MEP families.

Resources for School-Age Children

Please encourage your migratory parents to visit the Education Resources for Parents of K-12 Migratory Children portal at txmigrantk12.net. This portal contains mini-lessons, tip sheets, short videos, downloadable apps, and interactive course modules that support students in grades K - 12. All resources on this portal are available free of charge and can be downloaded or printed right at home. Parents will need an access code to register for the first time on the site. The access code to provide to parents is available from your ESC MEP staff.

Upcoming Events

2022 TMIP Inter/Intrastate Virtual Workshop

Save the date for the 2022 Inter/Intrastate Secondary Accrual Virtual Workshop. February 28 - March 1, 2022. Submit presentation proposals by Friday, December 10, 2021 (click on link below). Online registration will open on January 14, 2022.

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Please encourage your migratory families and MEP staff to join the TMEP listserv to continue receiving TMEP quarterly newsletters and up-to-date information about the MEP.