San Bernardino, CA Community Summit

Community

San Bernardino, CA

Event Name

GRAD Summit: Increasing Graduation Rates through Career Pathways

Event Description

San Bernadino, Calif. held a GradNation Community Summit November 15 at California State University, San Bernardino with more than 400 in attendance and a theme of “increasing graduation through career pathways.” High school students and parents were key participants, along with teachers and counselors. School administrators, post-secondary leaders, business leaders, elected officials, and community-based organization leaders presented. The summit focused on three main areas: Inspiring students to graduate high school; exposing students to career pathways within the school system as well as the post-secondary options available in the region; increasing parent engagement in the school system and their child’s futures.

Summit Summary

Event Date and Time

November 15, 2014, 8:00am-3:00pm

Event Location

California State University San Bernardino

5500 University Parkway

San Bernardino, CA 92407

Convening Organization 

Congregations for Prophetic Engagement (COPE), http://www.copesite.org/

Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC), http://www.icucpico.org/

Youth Action Project (YAP), http://www.youthactionproject.org/

San Bernardino City Unified School District, http://www.sbcusd.k12.ca.us/

Additional Details 

Additional National Sponsor

  • GE Foundation

Notable Speakers

  • Eric Schmidt, Co-Founder, Exquadrum Inc.
  • Garner Holt, Founder and President, Garner Holt Productions, Inc.