A Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) for migrant families will be held January 29.
The West Metro, East Metro and Denver Public Schools are sponsoring a Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) for migrant families. The conference will take place on January 29, from 8:00 am – 2:30 pm at Jefferson High School 2305 Pierce St., Wheatridge. A representative of Colorado Department of Education will be present to answer questions and offer the opportunity to learn the various school programs and upcoming changes in 2011.
The PAC meets a minimum of three times a year to provide information as well as professional development. The meetings are held at various sites throughout the state.
Patsy Roybal of Denver Public Schools will be the keynote speaker. Topics of discussion will focus on access to post-secondary education presented by Carmen Medrano; Flo Amara will offer assistance navigating the school system; and selecting the appropriate school for migrant children will be presented by Nelson Molina.
Participating agencies include: Higher Education Access Alliance; Aims College and Metro State– College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP); Colorado Legal Service; Johnson and Whales University; Community College of Denver (CAMP); Denver Health; Mi Casa; College Access; Family First; Adams County CHOICES Program
For further info contact Vicky Carrasco at 720/448-0151 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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