This is a great event for high school students and their families! I attended with one of my sisters her senior year. I took my brother when he was in junior high. I’ve volunteered and/or spoken at the event many years.
And it’s free!
WHAT: Houston Hispanic Forum’s 29th Annual Career & Education Day
WHEN: Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Houston, TX 77010
The one-day event is FREE and gives students from grades 6 through 12, their parents, guardians, teachers and counselors an opportunity to learn about rewarding careers, the college application process, how to pay for higher education and much more!
During the 29th Annual Career & Education Day (CED), attendees will enjoy: FREE child care, lunch for the whole family, assistance with FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), tax preparations onsite, and the following helpful resources:
- 50+ Industry Leaders will discuss professions and careers (divided up by House Bill 5, Endorsements).
- 100+ Colleges, Universities, Trade Schools and Companies will be on hand to chat about courses of study to be successful.
- Admission and Financial Aid Plaza will provide valuable information on admission requirements, scholarships, financial aid and family financial assistance programs.
- Plus new this year:
- Middle School Track
- Counselor Track
- Parent Track
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