The West Contra Costa school district will hold its fourth annual “Getting Ready for College and Career Conference” from 9 a.m. to 2 pm. March 17 at Lovonya DeJean Middle School, 3400 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond.
Here are more details, from a letter sent to the WCCUSD community:
“Dear WCCUSD Family and Community Partners,
WCCUSD will be hosting the 4th Annual Getting Ready for College & Career Conference on Saturday, March 17th, 2012. This conference is designed to prepare students and their parents/guardians for their futures after high school.
Please help us spread the word and encourage all 6th to 12th grades students and their parents to participate.
Reserve your space for this great event by registering online. You may also RSVP by calling the Community Engagement Department at 510-307-4526 to RSVP!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!
Grand raffle prize this year:
· Kindle Fire!
This year’s conference is made possible due the support of The Ed. Fund’s West County College Access Network (WCCAN).
What: 4th Getting Ready for College & Career Conference
Who: 6th to 12th grade students AND parents/guardians
When: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 from 9am to 2pm
Where: Lovonya DeJean Middle School, 3400 Macdonald Ave., Richmond
Morning snacks and lunch will be provided”
Here is some more information from a WCCUSD flyer about the event:
“Join us at this FREE Conference for 6-12th grade students and Parents and learn the steps you need to take to get ready for college!
Concurrent workshops will be offered for 6-12th grade students and their parents on (but not limited to):
Discover your destination
Preparing for your future
Are you ready for High School
Adventures into testing
9th & 10th Grade
Holy Names University Early Admit Program!
Writing Personal Statements
High School- Linked Learning Academies
11th & 12th Grade
Concurrent enrollment: WCCUSD & Contra Costa Community College
Applying for Scholarships & Financial Aid
Workshops for Parents
Preparing Your Child for College
Paying for College
Holy Names University Early Admit Program!”
Do you think other districts should offer similar conferences for secondary students and their parents?