HEP - High School Equivalency Program for Migrant Workers
If you or someone in your family has worked in agriculture in the past 2 years, you could qualify for the HEP program. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (608) 259-2977.
What is HEP?
HEP is an educational program enabling seasonal and/or migrant farm workers and their family members who did not complete high school to earn a GED. HEP is an open entry/open exit class designed for adults to prepare for and pass the five GED exams.
Who is eligible?
- Students MUST be at least 18.5 years or older
- Need valid picture identification from the US or the applicant's native country
- Provide proof of temporary/seasonal agricultural work from the applicant or a family member
What does HEP provide?
- Flexible class offerings in many communities
- Paid exam fees (Spanish or English)
- GED instruction in Spanish or English
- Tutoring assistance
- Educational and Career counseling
- Invitations to events
- Motivation to complete your diploma
- Biweekly allowance for attendance, including childcare and transportation
Alex Fernandez, Recruiter
Enoch Melgarejo, Student Support Facilitator/Retention Specialist