Migrant Education

An image of a globeThe Cascade School District works in collaboration with the Willamette Education Service District (WESD) to identify families/students who may qualify for the Migrant Education Program. The Special Services Director works with our schools and acts as a liaison with the WESD Migrant recruit to identify these students in order to provide services and support.

The WESD identifies and provides services to Migrant families with children ages 3-21 by working with families and school districts across Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties. To contact them directly, please call Willamette Migrant Services at 503-588-5361.

Determining Eligibility:

Students who have moved within the past 36 months, across district lines with a parent, guardian, spouse or family member of the child's immediate family in order to obtain temporary or seasonal employment in qualifying agricultural or fishing work as a means of livelihood.

What this provides/offers students?
  • Free and Reduced lunch
  • Free Accident insurance
  • Free Summer School
  • Books, coats and other supplies


  • Register with the office by completing the Federal Forms page of the registration packet
  • Or contact the Special Services Director if you meet the eligibility criteria
Visit the Oregon Migrant Education Service Center (WESD) for more information.

Contact Us:

Kathleen Johnson, Special Services Director
Margaret Anderson, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 503-749-8010 x1803
Fax: 503-749-8019

Rocio Ching de Diaz, Program Coordinator
Phone: 503-749-8040 x4209