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Migrant Youth Advocate Program

  • Weld Re-8 School District in partnership with Centennial BOCES’ mission is to help students and families in the following areas:

    • Helping Youth Improve their Academic Success
      Youth Advocate Program provides:
      Support for students:
      • Advocate to represent migrant youth
      • Academic support with classes, scholarships, and college applications
      • Leadership development, trainings, and conferences
      • Assistance with obtaining and transferring student educational and health records
      • Help as needed to ensure equal participation in school activities and programs
    • Support for families:
      • Information and referrals to community agencies for food, clothing, adult education, health care, and other social service needs
      • Parental Involvement Meetings
      • School-Parent Liaison contact
    • Support for the Migrant Education Graduation Advocate (MEGAS) & school staff:
      • Training on the Migrant Education Program and teaching strategies for migrant students
      • Technical assistance with identification and support of migrant students
      • Coordination with Regional, State and Federal Migrant Education program to support migrant students
  • Weld Re-8 Schools MEGAS
  • The goal of the Migrant Youth Advocate Program is to help all students graduate on time from high school.
    Participating Schools
    • Little Trappers Preschool
    • Butler Elementary
    • Twombly Elementary
    • Kenneth Homyak PK-8
    • Fort Lupton Middle School
    • Fort Lupton High School
  • For more information on Centennial BOCES, please visit their website at