Home> 2014Fairfax Education Summit
Hosted by the Fairfax County School Board
This year’s summit focused on helping parents understand the vast array of FCPS’ services and offerings to take full advantage of all the available opportunities beginning in kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Superintendent Karen Garza was the opening speaker at the summit. She provided an update on the Portrait of a Graduate, an initiative announced at last year’s summit. Dr. Garza has spent the past year seeking input from all stakeholders on what skills and knowledge students will need to be prepared for the future. Learn more about the Portrait of a Graduate and the role this exciting initiative will have in the strategic plan for Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).
Following the keynote speaker, an alumni panel moderated by WJLA news anchor and reporter Jummy Olabanji, (Westfield High School, Class of 2002), talked about how their experiences in FCPS helped them prepare for college and career success.
A wide variety of breakout sessions focused on the many different programs and services available to students at FCPS.
The Fairfax Education Summit is sponsored by Cox Communications.
October 31, 2014