Educational Staff Edit
MSDRS Staff in Sunnyside provide Educational Staff Training to various staff throughout the state of Washington. An overview of the MSDRS website is provided as well as a review of the MSIS. For more information or if you would like to request an overview training for your district, please contact Lisa Schlenker.
Federal Programs Director (FPD) Edit
MSDRS staff in Sunnyside provide overviews as needed to Federal Programs Directors in migrant-funded districts regarding their local MSDRS and ID&R requirements. In addition, the MSDRS provides an overview on other aspects of the Migrant Education Program that are under the direction of the MSDRS office. For more information or if you would like to request that an overview be conducted in your district, please contact Lionel Campos.
Records Clerk Edit
The MSDRS Office hosts the Migrant Student Information System and oversees the transfer of Migrant Education Program student academic and health records in Washington State. The MSDRS Office receives academic and health data on over 32,000 students from migrant-funded school districts and preschools.
Online access to the statewide MSIS is available through secure Internet communication lines from school district and preschool agency staff that provide service to migrant students.
Migrant-funded agencies and school districts are able to access their individual student information or district reports online. A toll-free line (800-274-6084) enables school districts and preschool agencies to contact MSDRS staff when additional assistance is needed.
MSDRS staff in Sunnyside provide a statewide, consistent and systematic training as to Migrant Records Clerks in migrant-funded districts regarding their local MSDRS requirements. Records clerks are trained on the reporting of migrant student data online. In addition, an overview on other aspects of the Migrant Education Program that are under the direction of the MSDRS office are reviewed. For more information or if you would like to request that a training be conducted in your district, please contact Lisa Schlenker.
The MSDRS office in Sunnyside provide a statewide, consistent and systematic training to recruiters in migrant-funded districts regarding their local ID&R requirements. recruiters receive the following training: An overview of the Migrant Education Program; role of the recruiter; eligibility criteria based on the federal register; completion of the certificate of eligibility; familiarization with the growers and crops/activities in their area; coordination between preschools/school districts; coordination with social service agencies; and conducting effective interviews with migrant families; etc. For more information or if you would like to request that a Recruiter training be conducted in your district, please contact Lisa Schlenker.
Consolidate Program Review (CPR) Edit
Below are the resources that can be used as school district gather information for the CPR conducted by OSPI staff.
Graduation Requirements Edit
All students are required to meet certain requirements to graduate from High School. The requirements can be determined by a student's district and by Washington State. We have included some links to help you with this sometime confusing process.
Identification & Recruitment Edit
Washington State has developed many helpful resources that can be used to conduct effective and efficient ID&R activities. Listed below are some helpful resources to use for Identification and Recruitment efforts.
Out of School Youth Edit
MSDRS Supports Out-of-School Youth (ages 16-21 residing in a district not receiving Migrant Education Funding) in obtaining access to educational and social services such as a High School Diploma, HSE or programs and services that will support them in meeting their educational and career goals.
The Portable Assisted Study Sequence (PASS) Program offers fully accredited high school courses that can be completed by a student semi-independently. By completing PASS courses, a student makes up credit deficiencies, catches up with peers, and is encouraged to continue and graduate. Each course is shipped from Sunnyside, Washington. Tests are administered locally and scored by PASS staff. Grade reports and transcripts are issued. To find out how to implement PASS at your school, or to enroll a student, contact Heather Garcia-Mendoza at (800) 274-6084.