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Location

Laurel Elementary
1410 Laurel Street , Room F5
Oceanside, CA  92058
(760) 901-7180

Migrant Service Aides are available to assist you

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm

Migrant Education

Migrant Education works with public schools to advocate for educational rights and opportunities for the children of migrant workers.

You may qualify already!
Migrant Education & Qualifications Survey

If you are 21 years old or younger, or if you have children between 3 and 21 years old, and your family has moved in the last three years to look for work in agriculture, you may qualify to receive services. 

Work that may qualify you:

  • Fruit, vegetable, or tobacco harvests
  • Dairy farm
  • Fisheries
  • Lumber or care of plants to sell (no landscaping)
  • Poultry plant work

What does Migrant Education offer your children? 

  • Help with school enrollment, interpretation at school meetings, relaying messages to and from school
  • Help with making and interpreting for doctor appointments necessary for school
  • Educational programs
  • Information about other resources such as social services or health
  • Help with the exchange of information from school to school
  • Provides summer activities and programs to keep students on track for the fall

The Migrant Education Program works to help parents become involved in the school life of their children, helps students have more success in their classes, and provides an opportunity for enrichment of school work.  All services are free. 

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Contacts

Dieter Swank
Coordinator of 
Student and Family Services
dieter.swank@oside.us
760-966-7888

Liz Armenta
Migrant Services Assistant
elizabeth.armenta@oside.us
760-901-7182

Marilyn Gries
Administrative Secretary I
marilyn.gries@oside.us
760-966-7824