EDUCATION

Education Programs

The Hartville Migrant Center offers educational programs for adults as well as children. These programs include ESL (English as a Second Language), GED (General Equivalency Diploma), and Bible studies. Donations from The Women’s Fund, Endowment of Stark Community Foundation and other generous partners enable the center to provide computers for the center that assist the migrants during GED classes and self-tutorial educational programs. Migrants also have internet access to communicate with loved ones back home.

Migrant Center Library

Every year the Migrant Center library is staffed by volunteers and provides materials that have been generously donated through the community. Children are able to explore Spanish-only, bilingual, and English language materials from a variety of genres.

Summer Enrichment Program 

Marlington Local School District offers K-12 summer school/credit recovery programs housed at Marlington Middle School daily. In addition, children of migrant workers attend a summer enrichment programs at the Marlington Middle School for six weeks in June and July. The program provides educational, service, and recreational activities for the children during the afternoons while their parents are working in the fields.

Hartville Head Start

The Hartville Head Start facility is run by the Head Start Program and is located at 61 Hartville Road. The licensed center provides daycare and preschool activities for migrant children ages six weeks to six years old Monday through Friday during the growing season.