ERIC Number: ED319545
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Directory of Programs: High School Equivalency Program (HEP) and College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP).
This directory lists currently funded High School Equivalency Programs (HEPs) and College Assistance Migrant Programs (CAMPs) in the United States. The HEP allows migrant workers or their dependents to prepare for the General Educational Development high school equivalency diploma in a residential college setting or as commuters to class. Career information, job placement, counseling, academic advising, tutoring, and transportation to and from the program are provided at the HEP sites. Some programs provide cultural activities, housing, and meals. Such programs are listed as available in California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin. CAMP is a federal program that provides financial assistance, career advising, tutoring, counseling, career orientation activities, and cultural and social activities to eligible migrant workers, seasonal farmworkers, or their children during their first year of college. The program offers assistance with tuition and fees, room, board, and other living expenses. CAMP helps students locate additional financial aid to allow them to complete their undergraduate studies after their first year. CAMP programs are listed as available in California, Idaho, Oregon, Tennessee, and Texas. Each listing gives the address, phone number, contact person and a description of the project. (DHP)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Geneseo. Coll. at Geneseo. Migrant Center.; Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.