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Migrant Education

Migrant Education

Migrant Education

Program Purpose

The Migrant Education Program is federally funded and designed to enrich and respond to the educational and health needs of Migrant students. The program designs services to help Migrant students to overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health related issues, and other factors that inhibit the ability of students to do well in school.

Our Mission

The Migrant Education Program of the Salinas Union High School District will empower and support students and families with resources to overcome barriers, defeat limits to succeed academically, and achieve their personal and
professional goals. El Programa de Educación Migrante de Salinas Union High School District empoderar a los estudiantes y familias con recursos para superar barreras, vencer límites para tener éxito académico y alcanzar sus metas personales y profesionales.

Program Eligibility Requirement

● Students must be between the ages of 3 and 21
● Students and their family must have moved to seek employment in agriculture, floristry, or commercial fishing within the last three years.
● A young adult may qualify on his or her own if he or she works and moves due to seeking agricultural, floristry or commercial fishing employment.
● Type of work must be seasonal or temporary
● Eligibility is established through an interview process conducted by a certified Migrant Program Recruiter


Main Office:
1155 E. Alisal Street, Room H2
School Representative
Maribel Servin-Vela
Migrant Resource Counselor
La Paz Middle School (Monday-Wednesday)
(831) 796-7900 ext. 8439 
Harden Middle School (Thursday and Friday)
(831) 796 7300 ext. 8295

Supplemental Services

Student Services
● Guidance and Support Case Management
● Academic Academies
● Credit Recovery Intersession
● Academic Excursions
● Career/Vocational and College Awareness
● Leadership Development
● School materials and supplies
Out of School Youth Services
● Guidance and Support Case Management
● High School Equivalency Diploma Preparation
● Alternative Education Placement
● Career and Vocational Education
● School materials and supplies
● Referrals to Community Services
Parent Services
● Family Services Advocate Guidance and Support
● US Educational System Workshops
● Health Family Night Workshops
● District Parent Advisory Council
Summer Programs
● Middle School Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Academy
● Academic Excursions
● High School Work Study Program


1300 North Sanborn Road, Salinas, CA 93905
Phone: (831) 796-7900 (831) 796-7905

Maribel Servin-Vela, MA., PPS.

Migrant Resource Counselor

La Paz Middle School
(831)796-7900 ext. 8439

Harden Middle School
(831)796 7300 ext. 8295