UPDATE: The Convening will be held as scheduled on June 2-3. While weather has created problems throughout the state, the venue is fine and forecasts call for the rain to stop a couple days before the event begins.
The 6th Annual Education Reach for Texans Convening returns to Dallas for two information-packed days. Join us and our hosts, Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), at the Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development in downtown Dallas on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 2nd and 3rd, 2015. Click the Register Now button in the left column to register for the convening.
Join your colleagues from colleges, universities, and foster care advocate services to learn about eliminating barriers to postsecondary success.The convening highlights the postsecondary education journey youth in foster care face, updates on resources, and networking opportunities. Registration includes access to all convening presentations, a continental breakfast, lunch, and a mid-day snack. In addition, CEU and contact hour certificates will be offered to those interested. Want more details? Here's a draft of the convening program agenda.
During the second half of the day, we will offer breakout sessions focused on the following stakeholders and topics: