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Title I-C Coordinator

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/08
Posting End Date: 2024/04/22
Category: Education
Sub Category: K-12
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 31.01
Maximum Salary: 34.60
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Idaho Department of Education

This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Please note: Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date.

The Idaho Department of Education (Department) is dedicated to serving and providing common-sense leadership, support, and resources to educators across the state. The knowledge, skills, and experience of the Department’s employees are among our most valued and important assets. Employment with the Department provides a rewarding career that positively affects the lives of children in Idaho. To learn more, please visit our website at

The Migrant Education Program (MEP) helps migratory students overcome barriers due to frequent moves and promotes students' access to high-quality education. The Migrant Coordinator is a key member of the Idaho Department of Education (Department) that provides assistance, guidance and direction to districts to help ensure they meet state and federal laws and regulations in regards to the education of Migrant students and families. This position assists districts in creating, implementing and maintaining Migrant Education programs that are rigorous and equitable. The Coordinator has leadership responsibility for developing effective policy and programs that will drive a statewide effort to improve learning for migrant students, and that will support their families in educational and career success.

This is a full-time position serving under an appointment of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.


• Understands and interprets State and Federal policy, regulations and non-regulatory guidance for the Migrant Education Program;

• Ensures the Department is in compliance with state, federal, and other applicable directives, mandates, statutes, rules, and regulations;

• Coordinate ongoing professional development for Idaho’s MEP staff to include training on recruiting, serving students and accurately collecting data;

• Oversee website information and documents for accuracy, timeliness and relevance for Migrant Program and compliance with accessibility guidelines;

• Provide Federal monitoring/review to ensure Local Education Agency (LEA) compliance for the Migrant Program;

• Provide tools and training to MEP districts in order to implement the Idaho Service Delivery plan;

• Oversee the MEP continuous improvement cycle for the Comprehensive Needs Assessment, Idaho Service Delivery Plan, and Program Evaluation;

• Provide ongoing technical assistance to Idaho schools in the implementation of a MEP;

• Communicate regularly to districts to keep them informed about opportunities and events happening in our state focused on the MEP program;

• Collaborate with other coordinators in the Department as needed;

• Collaborate with the OSBE Technology Services Department for Migrant Data in Migrant Student Information Exchange (MSIX) and Migrant Student Information System (MSIS);

• Reconcile MSIX and MSIS students counts to insure accuracy in federal reporting, verify EdFacts data for the Idaho MEP, and complete Consolidated State Performance Report for the Idaho MEP.

• Revise the CFSGA application as needed. Provide training and technical assistance for districts/charters on use of application. Review annual CFSGA district/charter applications for MEP district and Non-project districts/charters;

• Provide data and collaborate on annual allocations and distributions (MEP LEA Subgrants);

• Collaborate and coordinate with the Office of Migrant Education, other states with Migrant Programs, and other local state agencies, to enhance all aspects of Idaho’s Migrant Program, including recruiting, and serving the needs of LEAs and Migrant students and families [ESEA, 1304 (b)(3)];

• Oversee and prepare materials for Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Leadership Group meetings and bi-annual State PAC events to meet Federal guidelines and parent interest;

• Oversee and provide guidance for Regional MEP coordinators which will include conference calls and face-to-face meetings;

• Plan and oversee migrant projects for Idaho’s MEP (e.g. Migrant Summer Leadership Institute, Consortium Incentive Grants);

• Oversee statewide MEP Advisory Committee of Idaho stakeholders to focus on development and enhancement of the Idaho MEP.


• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

• Some knowledge of Migrant Education Program laws and regulations

• Leadership skills

• Three years of experience in K-12 classroom setting

• Some experience in planning and presenting engaging, interactive trainings/seminars

• Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills.

• Some experience writing reports and managing budgets.

• Reliable personal transportation is required to carry out applicable assignments within the State of Idaho. Mileage reimbursement is based on current State guidelines.


• Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university

• Administrative experience at the building and/or district level.

• Some knowledge of federal grants and allocations.

• Three years of experience working in Migrant education as a liaison, coordinator, or other MEP role.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (with or without accommodation) 

• Approximately 90% of time is spent sitting at desk or workstation, up to 4 hours at a time.

• Approximately 10% of time is spent standing, walking, bending, and kneeling.

• Occasional lifting may be required, frequently less than 5 lb, but may be up to 20 lb.


This position requires approximately 25% travel time throughout the state for training, technical assistance and monitoring.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


Vesting in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI): All employees of the Idaho Department of Education are non-classified. They are appointed by the elected official and serve at the pleasure of the elected official. As such, employees working at a non-classified agency are considered vested in the PERSI retirement system after five (5) consecutive months of service, versus five (5) years of service at a classified agency. 

Tuition Fee Waiver: All Idaho Department of Education employees in permanent full-time positions may register for instructional courses during any academic period, at any participating state funded institutions of higher education, for a $20.00 nonrefundable registration fee per semester and $5.00 per credit hour charge.


To apply for this position, please submit 1.) a customized letter of interest, 2.) a resume, and 3) a list of three professional references. Attach the resume to your online application. Insert your letter of interest and references into the space provided in the questions section of the application. 

Your letter of interest should specifically address how your education, training and work experience meet the responsibilities, qualifications, and required skills of the position. A writing sample, such as a letter of interest, provides an opportunity to evaluate your writing skills as well as your ability to demonstrate you meet the qualifications of the position. Your resume must clearly support the information provided in your letter of interest. A resume does not substitute for a letter of interest. Applications that do not include a letter of interest will not be accepted. 


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.