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Best Practices: Helping Migratory Students Succeed

Supporting migratory students to excel requires a comprehensive approach that includes culturally responsive and informed practices to assess and teach. Identifying and meeting the needs of migratory students must include family engagement with communication strategies that consider home language and cultural perspective. Simple strategies like these from Colorín Colorado, help to develop a classroom and school culture that integrates the meaningful input and perspectives of all families.

Effective support means school policy and procedures that promote the core values of safety, trustworthiness, choice, empowerment, and collaboration for migratory families. Below are further resources to assist in developing culturally responsive and high quality programs to support migratory students: