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The Santa Clara County of Education (SCCOE) is Committed to serving, inspiring, and promoting student and public school success.
Strategic campaigns to raise awareness of the overall benefits of education
Meeting the emerging needs of the community by providing leadership and support for children, schools, and the greater community.
A premier service organization.
Fostering respectful, supportive, and inclusive work environments within and across branches, departments, clusters, and sites.
WHAT: The Advancing Latinx Achievement and Success (ALAS) Conference is a free bilingual conference designed to increase the number of Latinx college graduates in the community. This half-day event designed for families of students in grades five through 12, will empower families with strategies for the college application process and financing options. Other topics include how to prepare students for college, the importance of college, and how families can support their children through their journey. Sessions are available in Spanish and English.
WHO: The Silicon Valley Education Foundation in collaboration with Santa Clara County Superintendents Association, San Jose State University, Santa Clara County Office of Education, Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, UC Berkeley Center for Educational Partnerships, San Jose Cal-SOAP, and CommUniverCity have partnered to present this event. This event will feature a keynote panel moderated by Damian Trujillo (NBC Bay Area) and panelists: Sergio Jimenez, (San José City Councilor); Jose L. Manzo, Superintendent, Oak Grove School District; Ana Dapelo-Garcia, Lean in Latinas and Stanford Health Care; and Beatriz Medina Pratt, Facebook. Other notable guests and speakers include Dr. Mary A. Papazian, President of San José State University; Dr. Mary Ann Dewan, County Superintendent of Schools; and Ron Gonzales, President and CEO of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley and former Mayor of the City of San José.
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 23
WHERE: San José State University Event Center, 290 S 7th St, San Jose, CA 95112.
TO ATTEND: visit www.svefoundation.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About the Santa Clara County Office of Education
Working collaboratively with school and community partners, the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is a regional service agency that provides instructional, business, and technology services to the 31 school districts of Santa Clara County. The County Office of Education directly serves students through special education programs, alternative schools, Head Start and State Preschool programs, migrant education, and Opportunity Youth Academy. The SCCOE also provides academic and fiscal oversight and monitoring to districts in addition to the 21 Santa Clara County Board of Education authorized charter schools.
About the Silicon Valley Education Foundation
Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is the largest educational nonprofit in Silicon Valley. We are guided by the belief that all students are capable of pursuing higher education and boosting their future economic mobility regardless of their background. SVEF has an established legacy of providing proven STEM programs and being profoundly committed to empowering students to graduate high school career and college ready. For more information, visit www.svef.com.