• Identification & Recruitment 

    The Oregon Migrant Education Service Center (OMESC) provide statewide training and technical assistance to recruiters in Oregon. Recruiters are hired by their regional programs; newly hired recruiter must be trained and certified by the OMESC, before they can recruit and complete a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) on their own. The recruiter's training plan involves: a full day training on Child Eligibility, MEP Non-Regulator Guidance (NRG), completion of the Certificate of Eligibility (COE), interviewing techniques, pre-post assessments, and hands-on field/mentoring experience.

    Quality Control 

    Title I-C Migrant Education Program requires states to comply with implementing an Identification & Recruitment quality control process to enforce the Federal Regulation CFR 200.81. The Oregon Department of Education has contracted with the OMESC to carry out these requirements.

    Some of the quality control processes include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Reviewing and examining of all COEs in the state for accuracy and eligibility
    • Conducting re-interview to validate eligibility determination
    • Providing continuous training/education to MEP staff on latest rulings
    • Providing interviewing techniques
    • Planning ID&R and outreach strategies 


    24-Hour Accident Insurance 

    The Oregon Migrant Education Program provides insurance to assist with the cost of medical treatment for qualified migrant students. This is an accident only insurance; the plan year is from September 1 to August 31. The insurance does not cover treatment for sickness.  Contact the OMESC for detailed benefits and brochures. 

  • Oregon Migrant Education Hotline 

    The Oregon migrant education hotline is a toll-free number that migrant families may use while they are in Oregon.  

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