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Serving the Students of Northwest Florida since 1967

  • Title I Part C Migrant Education

    The PAEC Migrant Education Program serves the school districts of Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, FSU Lab School, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Taylor, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington.

    Identification/Recruitment: Perform outreach to identify and recruit migrant families in the area. Recruiters visit farms, packing houses, nurseries, and establish contact with various places to ensure that they reach out to families coming into the service area. 

    Advocacy: Assist migrant families with school registration, IEP meetings, parent/teacher conferences, SNAP registration, research for resources, meet with counselors, principals, etc.

    Interstate and Intrastate Coordination: Establish contact with other migrant programs, school districts to obtain school/health records, or to seek additional resources for families.
    Health Services: Provide health screenings in Gadsden County during the summer school program for eligible migrant families. Assist migrant families in scheduling appointments for physicals and any other health issue during the year. Assist migrant families in applying for health insurance, Medicaid etc.    

    Social Services: Translate for migrant families seeking assistance from various social service agencies. Provide referrals and work as a liaison to other social service agencies for migrant families.

    Dr. Maria Pouncey - Administrator of Instructional Services

    Marlene Acosta Rodriguez - Assistant Project Coordinator

    Rita Vazquez - Program Assistant

    Emmanuel Cruz - Technical Assistant

    Adriana Mullis - Recruiter / Advocate

    Judith Flores - Recruiter / Advocate

    Monica Grimaldo - Recruiter / Advocate

    Isaac Altamirano - IT Assistant