Hispanic Education Parent Fair – “Mi Éxito, la Universidad”

“Mi Éxito, la Universidad”
Hispanic Educational Fair 

Our Hispanic Education Fair is for parents, students, and children who are interested in how to better their life and their child’s life through education.

Join us on Saturday, November 18 for our annual Hispanic Educational Fair! This event is free and open to Hispanic students and their families!  Attend for a chance to win a computer! You won’t want to miss this special event!

DSC_6346The Hispanic Education Parent Fair is an initiative of the NCSHP to promote and disseminate information on the benefits of formal and higher education among the Hispanic youth of North Carolina.  This event is focused on reaching out to the parents of Hispanic Students in North Carolina in order to provide them with the tools and information to help their kids through school and encourage them to pursue higher education.

Sign up to VOLUNTEER:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4fa5ad2da2fe3-mi1

Parent Fair Objectives:

  • Inform Hispanic parents of North Carolina of the importance of staying in school and the importance of a college education
  • Equip Hispanic parents with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the NC School System and keep their child on the path to college
  • Provide training and resources on household methods and practices that can be used to supplement student learning and therefore improve academic success

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Session topics for the Fair include but are not limited to:

  • How to navigate the Public School System and Common Core
  • College admission and course requirements
  • Educational opportunities at the community college, private college, and public university level
  • The benefits of bilingualism in the workplace
  • Financial aid options for college including FAFSA
  • Community, private and state college exhibitors provide resources about their college and the application process.


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Attend for a chance to win a computer! 

Feature Presentations

El Poder del Bilingüismo en la Educación y el Trabajo- Gerardo Santoyo, Maracas Montessori 

Immigration Options for Youth- Attorney Jenny Doyle, Doyle Immigration Law Firm

College 101- Introduction to College Admission- José Eric García, Bryant University

Making the Case: Why we need more Latinos in STEM!- Juanita Limas Phd Student, UNC Chapel Hill  

College is Possible!- Dr. MariaRosa Rangel, Wake County Public School System 

Be a part of the next generation of STEM professionals! Check out TuPortalSTEM!  Nadia Pacheco Amaro, NC Society of Hispanic Professionals

Career and College Promise: Jump Start to your Future- Patricia Gould & Adria Kinney, Durham Technical Community College 

Educational Opportunities at Community College, Private College, and the University Panel- Nideara Pettus, Meredith College; Sherie Royster, North Carolina Central University; Heidi White and Viviana Reyna, Durham Technical Community College

How to Plan and Finance your College Education?/ ¿Cómo Planear y Financiar Su Educación Universitaria?- Victor Martínez, PNC Bank

 

Exhibitors

  • Appalachian State University
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Bryant University
  • Consulate of Mexico
  • Consulate of Guatemala
  • Durham Technical Community College – Center for Global Learner
  • East Carolina University
  • El Centro Hispano of Durham
  • Johnston Community College
  • Lenoir Community College
  • Longwood University
  • Meredith College
  • NC Central University
  • NC Division of Air Quality
  • NCSHP
  • NCSU College of Engineering -  Women and Minority Engineering Program
  • State Farm Insurance
  • UNC Asheville
  • UNC Chapel Hill
  • Univision 40

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8:30am – Registration
9:30am – Welcome Address
10:00am- Concurrent Session 1
10:55am – Concurrent Session 2
11:45am- Visit Community Resources
12:15am- Concurrent Session 3
1:00pm – Closing remarks and Raffle

Presenting Sponsor

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Partners

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Sponsors

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 Media Sponsors

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2017 Latin Media Promotions

Univision 40 – TV Promo

 

La Mega 1310AM – Radio Promotion

La Conexion – News Article

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