A service through the Arkansas Migrant Education Program, Title I, part C
Shelia Sikes - Western Branch Coordinator - 479-965-6464
Bonnita Bates - District Coordinator - 479-331-2120
Children may be eligible to receive services if they meet the definition of "migratory child" and if the basis for their eligibility is properly recorded on a certificate of eligibility (COE) or other written or electronic form. This is determined by the recruiter's assessment of information presented by a parent or other family member, guardian, or other individual responsible for the child.
All kindergarten children and all New students to the district are surveyed to determine if they meet the migratory eligibility requirements. The surveys are then given to the Director of Migrant Services for the district to be picked up by the Western Branch for an assessment to be conducted. All Qualified families will be identified by the Western Branch and identified as migrant