News Posts: High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

Awards –>FY 2016

  Migrant Education–>High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Funded <!–>–>> PR Award Number Recipient State Obligated Amount S141A160001 PDF (12M) Wake Technical Community College NC $474,788.00 S141A160002 PDF (14M) Somerset Community College KY $472,200.00 S141A160003 PDF (15M) Central Washington University WA $474,918.00 S141A160004 PDF (13M) El Paso Community College District TX $475,000.00 S141A160006 PDF (12M) Oregon […]

Service to Student

A HEP project may provide services to assist participants in obtaining the equivalent of a secondary school diploma, to assure the success of the participants in meeting the project’s objectives, and to support participants in succeeding at the secondary school level and beyond. The types of allowable services include: Recruitment services to eligible participants. Educational […]


The National High School Equivalency Program (HEP) and College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Association is dedicated to ensuring that migrant and farmworker youths have access to earning GEDs and postsecondary education opportunities. The National HEP-CAMP Association Web Page provides general information about the HEP and CAMP programs as well as links to individual directors of […]


HEP/ CAMP Reports to Congress 2022 Report to Congress PDF (417 KB) 2020 Report to Congress PDF (450 KB) 2018 Report to Congress PDF (272 KB) 2016 Report to Congress PDF (235 KB) HEP Grantee Profiles 2018 APR Profiles MS EXCEL (56 KB) 2017 APR Profiles MS EXCEL (56 KB) 2016 APR Profiles MS EXCEL […]

Meeting Materials

  Annual Director’s Meeting   July 31 – August 2, 2017 ● Washington, DC 2016 HEP Results (PowerPoint , 188KB) 2016 CAMP Results (PowerPoint, 179KB) 2017 ADM HEP Annual Performance Report (PowerPoint, 4.2MB) 2017 ADM CAMP Annual Performance Report (PowerPoint, 2.6MB) Budgets – Little Tips That Matter (PowerPoint, 230 KB) HEP and CAMP Policy: Review […]

Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance

Legislation 1998 Amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965 The Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) Regulations Program Regulations are found at 34 CFR 206. Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) also apply. HEP Eligibility Guidance Non-Regulatory Guidance on HEP and CAMP Recruitment and Eligibility Non-Regulatory Guidance on Allowable Services to HEP and CAMP Students

Grant Management and Monitoring

  Monitoring is an integral part of the Department of Education’s grant administration and oversight. The end goal of the Department’s monitoring is to promote the efficient and effective achievement of the program objectives. These objectives are in support the Department’s mission to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence […]

Funding Status

To learn more about the President’s Budget Request and Congressional actions, visit the Department’s budget homepage here.  

Financial Management

The Department of Education requires its grantees to maintain adequate financial management systems. An adequate financial system is one that enables the grantee to accurately identify the source and disbursement of all funds for federally sponsored activities. To ensure transparency and compliance with the terms of the grant, grantees must retain records of their financial […]

Eligibility and Recruitment

Be strategic and thoughtful about recruiting efforts by establishing a documented recruitment plan. Elements to include in your program’s plan include: the recruitment activities identified in your approved application a defined target population strategies to focus on the state’s agriculture and farming industries an identified geographic area for your recruitment efforts an established timeline identified […]