Collaborative Partner Organizations
The partner entities listed below offer the capacity for GOSOSY to elevate Migrant Education Program (MEP) services to out-of-school youth.
Adult Learning Resource Center
(ALRC) has provided expert professional development for adult and family educators for over 35 years. Whether providing training for instructional or program development, the ALRC utilizes content expertise and current research to deliver high quality services to individuals, programs, and state networks. ALRC services are practitioner-based and user-friendly, responding to the current and changing needs of the field of adult education.
The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) and the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) established in 1967 and 1972, are educational programs which serve students from migrant or seasonal farmworker families.
HEP helps students who have dropped out of high school get their HSED, and serves more than 7,000 students annually. CAMP assists students in their first year of college with academic, personal, and financial support. CAMP serves approximately 2,400 migrant participants annually.
These two programs are funded through grants from the U.S.D.E., Office of Migrant Education and are administered by universities, colleges and non-profit organizations nationwide.
The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH), established in 1975, is dedicated to improving the health status of farmworker families by providing information services and products to a network of more than 500 migrant health center service sites in the U.S. as well as organizations, universities, researchers, andindividuals involved in farmworker health.
NCFH is a private, not-for-profit corporation located in Buda, Texas whose mission is "to improve the health status of farmworker families through appropriate application of human, technical, and information resources." NCFH programs, products and services include migrant and farmworker resources, training and technical assistance, staff development, health education, program development, policy analysis and case management of primary care services.
The National PASS Center (NPC), established in 1997, serves as a national clearinghouse and coordinating center for bringing PASS (Portable Assisted Study Sequence) courses into alignment with current academic learning standards. Located in western New York as part of the Geneseo Migrant Center, the NPC oversees the development of academically rigorous yet accessible and cost-effective courses, provides support materials and trainings, and acts as a resource for information on program implementation, promising practices, and state contacts. The NPC is funded by state participation and distribution site license fees, as well as periodic, course-specific grants from various entities.
World Education Incorporated improves the quality of life through education for half a million children and adults in 22 countries. World Education's programs promote individual and collective change through training programs to improve adult education, help displaced peoples, stem the tide of HIV, and reduce violence through conflict resolution.