2014 Fairfax Education Summit

Mapping Your Student’s Unique Journey: Explore the Many Choices in Fairfax County Public Schools

Hosted by the Fairfax County School Board

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Edison High School
8:00 a.m. to 12 noon

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).

Watch Dr. Garza's Keynote Presentation: Portrait of a Graduate

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.

Agenda and Breakout sessions (PDF)

View Flyer (PDF)

Education Summit Presentations

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Last Updated

October 31, 2014