Migrant Education Services

It is the mission of the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit’s Migrant Education Program to assist and support children of migrant farm workers to ensure their success academically, socially, and developmentally and to help them reach their fullest potential.  For more information regarding these services, contact the Migrant Education Department at (814) 734-5610 ext. 8427 or send an email to info@iu5.org.

Migrant Child

A child age 3-21 who has moved across a school district line with/or to join a migrant parent who obtains temporary or seasonal employment in qualifying agricultural or fishing work.

Services for Qualifying Children

  • Tutorial programs
  • After school extended hours
  • Summer programs
  • In-home programs
  • Health & social support services
  • Parental involvement
  • Advocacy
  • Language Arts & Enrichment

Qualifying Activity of Parents

  • Cultivating evergreen trees
  • Planting vegetables
  • Harvesting fruits and/or vegetables
  • Preparing and Processing fruits and vegetables
  • Pruning fruit trees
  • Loading and transporting goods