A contingent of African Ancestry students from Milpitas High School and Calaveras High School attended a college-readiness summit at San Jose State University on November 7.
The students were accompanied by Milpitas High School Assistant Principal Cheryl Rivera, Calaveras Hills High School counselor Jonathan Payne, and MHS teacher/advisor Herman Wilson.
SJSU President Mary Papazian, the Santa Clara County Alliance of Black Educators, 100 Black Men of Silicon Valley, California Alliance of African American Educators, Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Santa Clara County Office of Education hosted the annual African American College-Readiness Summit.
This Summit is an educational alliance dedicated to the growth and expansion of a college-going culture among our African American youth.
Milpitas Unified School District will host the first of its four-part series, titled “Parent Champions: Empowering Parents with Children of African Ancestry,” starting on December 4 at the Milpitas High School Library.
Here are those event details:
Parent Champions: Empowering Parents with Children of African Ancestry
Attend our FREE 4-part series designed to empower parents with children of African ancestry in Milpitas Unified School District! Let's work together to improve the educational experiences and outcomes for our children.
The Parent Champions Program has a mission to increase college-going and academic achievement of the students we serve by working with both parents and school personnel to increase family engagement. The program uses a working text for teaching and reference, Be A Parent Champion: A Guide to Becoming a Partner with Your Child’s School, and is intentionally designed as an empowerment model of reflections and action steps.
Date: December 4, 2019
Time: 5:45pm – 7:45pm
Location: Milpitas High School Library
Future workshop dates: Wednesday, January 8; Wednesday, March 3; and Wednesday, May 13.
*Child care will be provided for children 2 and up