Santa Rosa Summer Services
Butte County Office of Education / Migrant Education Region 2 and California Human Development (CHD) collaborate to provide an outdoor educational program called Camp Nuñez for 80 migrant students in Sonoma, Lake and Napa Counties at Camp Cazadero though an MOU. Migrant students in grades 4th through 8th are enrolled in a six-day summer outdoor education program that is taught by highly qualified teacher(s) and camp counselors. Camp counselors are paid a stipend. Teachers and camp counselors use project-based Common Core State Standard aligned curriculum designed to help students understand the environment and the role of humans as participants in ecosystems, as well as develop their skills, attitudes, knowledge and commitment concerning the natural world. While instructional activities vary somewhat across the outdoor education program, the content of the curriculum focuses primarily on ecology, environmental and earth science. As the camp is held in a camp facility, transportation and meals is provided.
PLAN VACACIONAL - ELD/MATH/Cultural (WILLITS)
Plan Vacacional is an integrated educational and cultural program for students in grades K-8 with a strong parent component. A collaboration with Region 2 (includes a Binational Teacher), Willits Unified School District teachers and Plan Nuestra Alianza. Migrant students are taught ELD and math through projects related to the history and culture of Mexico. They perform skits, learn music, complete arts and crafts activities tied to Mexican culture and traditions and participate in dances from different regions in Mexico. Students perform at the extremely well attended, Noche de Padres clausura. The Binational teacher from Mexico teach using methodologies and strategies that make learning fun and ensure students are engaged, actively participating and performing. This is a contracted service.
Adelante Programs (Santa rosa junior college/Mendocino junior college)
In this 5-7 week program, bilingual, bi-cultural teachers, provide classes to grade 9-12 students who need to make up high school credits and develop academic confidence. College Readiness and Yo Puedo/Leadership and Self-esteem classes are part of the program.Regional classified staff, CA Mini Corps students, College Tutors and MEAP Advisors provide support services to students attending the Adelante Programs.