Florida Migrant Advisory Council Meeting
The second meeting of the Florida Migrant Parent Advisory Council (FMPAC) for the 2017-2018 school year took place at Embassy Suites in Tampa, Florida on March 23 & 24, 2018. Maria Segura welcomed members and called the meeting to order; ten members attended. The agenda and minutes from previous meeting were approved. The next meeting will be April 20 & 21, 2018 in Fort Myers, Florida.
The Field of Dreams
Maria Segura FMPAC President
Laura Beltran FMPAC President-Elect
Mrs. Segura and Mrs. Beltran shared with members their presentation on how parents can help their children accomplish their dreams. Mrs. Segura and Mrs. Beltran will present at the 2018 National Migrant Education Conference in Portland, Oregon.
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) & High School Equivalency Program (HEP)
Rubi Luis CAMP Recruiter
Rosie Mendez HEP Recruiter
Ms. Luis provided information the opportunities CAMP offers to migrant students. She shared the requirements needed to attend a CAMP program. Also, Ms. Luis provided members with resources to help their students into this program. Ms. Mendez provided information about HEP and the purpose of this program. She also reviewed the requirements for HEP.