31st Annual Career & Education Day on Saturday, February 18, 2017

Community, General, H-town

WHAT31st Annual Career & Education Day

WHEN: Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 9 am to 3 pm

WHERE: George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Houston, TX 77010

MORE INFO & Ticketshttp://hispanic-forum.org/events/ced2017/

Career and Education Day is FREE and gives students from grades 6th through 12th, their parents, guardians, teachers, and counselors an opportunity to learn about rewarding careers, the college application process, post-secondary educational opportunities, how to pay for higher education, and much more!

Ride to CED with a FREE METRO PASS, click here: http://www.ridemetro.org/Pages/HoustonHispanicForum-FlashPass.aspx

During the 31st 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 advice onsite, and the following helpful resources:

  1. 52+ Industry Leaders will discuss professions and careers (Career Pathways & Endorsements).
  2. 110+ Colleges, Universities, Trade Schools and Companies will be on hand to chat about courses of study to be successful.
  3. Admission and Financial Aid Plaza will provide valuable information on admission requirements, scholarships, financial aid, and family financial assistance programs.
  4. Middle School Program
  5. Counselor Track
  6. Parent Track
  7. Mentoring Program, #ProgramLIT
  8. Newcomers Track

It’s empowering to know that YOU are the creator of your future. As President Obama told a group of students in Mobile and Baldwin counties, “Your life is what you make of it.  And nothing — absolutely nothing — is beyond your reach, so long as you’re willing to dream big, so long as you’re willing to work hard.  So long as you’re willing to stay focused on your education, there is not a single thing that any of you cannot accomplish, not a single thing.”

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