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Are you a Migrant or

Seasonal Farmworker?
Are you interested in:
Getting your GED?
For more information, and an application A better job?
packet, please contact:
College?
Maine High School Equivalency Military service?
Program (HEP)
Syntiro
P.O. Box 390 We’d like to help YOU
Readfield, Maine 04355 transform your future!
1.866.291.0004
www.mainehep.org

Lauren Gurney, Project Assistant


lauren@syntiro.org
Maine High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

1.866.291.0004

Debbie Gilmer, Project Director


Readfield, ME 04355

gilmer@maine.edu
P.O. Box 390

207.866.4007

Maine High School


Equivalency Program
Who is Eligible? Maine HEP Services: Project Partners
 Migrant and seasonal farmworkers
and their immediate families. EDUCATIONAL and Collaborators:
 16 years of age or older and not
attending high school.  Assessment of individual skills and  Maine Department of Education,
 Have not received a high school career aptitude. Migrant Education
diploma.  Individualized learning plan.  Maine Department of Education,
 Must have worked, for either wages  Academic advising and counseling. Adult Education and Local Adult
or personal subsistence, at least 75  Vocational and college exploration. Education Providers
days during the past 24 months.  ESL available.
 Tutoring.  Maine College Transitions Program
 Any agricultural work activity on a
temporary or seasonal basis directly  GED instruction.  Mano en Mano/Hand in Hand
related to:  Technology and computer training.
 Keeping Maine’s Children
˗ The production of crops, dairy Connected
products, poultry, or livestock. SUPPORT SERVICES  Maine Migrant Health Program
˗ The cultivation or harvesting of
trees.  Eastern Maine Development
 Links to health and social services, Corporation, National
˗ Fish farms. as necessary. Farmworker Jobs Program
 The work cannot be a constant  Assistance related to financial aid.
year-round activity.  Placement following GED.  GEM School Software
 No processing activities are  Stipends to cover personal
allowable for adults, however: expenses while attending GED
˗ Youth (under age 22) qualify classes.
based on being eligible to par-  Reimbursement of childcare and
ticipate, or having participated, travel expenses.
within the preceding 2 years in  Books and supplies provided.
a Migrant Education Program
or
˗ National Farmworker Jobs
Program (NFJP),
Section 167 of
WIA. —> Visit us online at www.mainehep.org
Maine HEP is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education, PR# S141A100032.