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Central Regional Professional Development Center

University of Central Missouri
232 Foster-Knox
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 800.762.4146
Fax: 660.543.8245
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What is MELL?

Title 1-C and Title III programs of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has been reorganized in Missouri to form the Migrant English Language Learners Program.

GOAL of the Program:

MELL is designed to provide districts with assistance to identify migrant families and provide support to students who have enrolled in school who do not speak English.


On staff is Becky Marrujo Smith, who is certified in the following areas:


For more information on MELL please visit the state MELL website or contact the MELL Specialists:

Becky Marrujo Smith
Instructional Specialist
(660) 543-8636


Robin Thompson
Identification Specialist
(660) 543-8636

For in-service opportunities offered through the MELL Program please visit the "workshops" link on the RPDC site.

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