May 20, 2016 – The Bakersfield City School District’s (BCSD) very own Janie Flores, Migrant Services Supervisor, was recently named Administrator of the Year at the national conference for the National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education (NASDME) in San Diego.
Flores is the longtime Director of the California Region XXI Migrant Education Program, BCSD. This region is recognized for its outstanding work on behalf of migrant students and families. Flores has more than 40 years of experience in education, with teaching and program development for migrant parents and their children. She has been a leader in the state, chairing committees, and serving as inspirational speaker at many conferences and events. Her work has been recognized with several awards, including an International Reading Association Award for promoting literacy.
NASDME is the professional organization of state officials charged with the administrative responsibilities to help all migrant children succeed in school. NASDME provides its members ongoing information about events and activities, and offers new members training, guidance and counsel. It prepares publications to inform a wider audience about Migrant Education. It represents the Migrant Education community in continuing dialogues with the Federal government.
BCSD congratulates Flores for her award, and her continued support and dedication to our migrant students and families.