Migrant Service Award

In keeping with its goal of fostering excellence in Migrant Education, the Texas Migrant Education Program will honor and recognize dedicated and deserving contributors to Migrant Education. 


Awards will be given to Educators, Paraprofessionals, Administrators, Recruiters, NGS Data Entry Specialists, and Parents for their distinguished service in Migrant Education through their active participation, leadership, and commitment.

Nominations will be solicited statewide. Persons wishing to make a nomination should submit a description of their nominee’s accomplishments on the Migrant Service Award Nomination Form. The honorees for each category listed below will be selected by each Service Center based on their length of service.

Nominations will open on July 1, 2020 and close on September 25th, 2020.

Definition of Categories

Administrators: Persons who provide outstanding support of the migrant education program (i.e., superintendent, principal, coordinators, and director.)

Educators: Professional educators who have actively participated in the migrant education program (i.e., teachers, facilitators, strategists , and counselors).

Paraprofessionals/Support Staff: Paraprofessional staff (including home educators and instructional assistants) who work in the migrant education program.

Recruiters: Certified recruiters who sign Certificates of Eligibility for the migrant education program.

New Generation System (NGS): Specialists who enter NGS Data.

Parent: This category reflects a key component in the success of all our migrant students and makes our job as educators so much easier. 

Essay for parent nominations should indicate how the person being nominated demonstrates the following: 

  • Opportunities parents have provided for their children

  • How parents have served as role models

  • Personal sacrifices that parents have made to benefit their children

  • Qualities or characteristics that make the parent special



  • Current COE

  • Migrated in the past year

  • Children still in school


AMET also invites students to nominate their parent(s) or guardian whose lives have been an inspiration to their children and to others.