Lanham, Maryland, January 15, 2022
200+ community members to attend the region’s largest School Choice Week event
Lanham, MarylandAnd January 15 2022 /PRNewswire/ – More than 200 students, parents and community members are expected to attend the inaugural exhibition of School Choice Week in Prince George’s County employment Saturday January 22. The fair will be the region’s largest celebration during National School Choice Week 2022.
The free event will take place at Equity Now, Inc. It will provide families and educators the opportunity to learn about school choice options and BOOST charter schools in the Maryland DMV area through school booths and interactive workshop sessions. Students can enjoy family-friendly activities as parents explore learning options located near them.
Guest speakers at the exhibition will include:
dolphin champagne, founder of the PG Parents Alliance for Educational Options, who will discuss parent-led efforts to create more school choice options at Prince George’s County
Leroy Nesbitt, EsqAnd Executive Director of the Black Student Fund, who will lead a public discussion on school choice in post-pandemic America
Jewel Samuels, founder of EDUKeys, who will advise parents on applying for financial aid
Patricia Potts, co-founder of CONNNECTdmv, which will give students tips for a positive school experience
The exhibition doors will open 2-5 pm Families can register for the event, which is free and open to the public, at eventbrite.com/e/prince-georges-county-school-fair-tickets-212501867807.
The event is scheduled to coincide with the celebration of National School Choice Week 2022, which will feature more than 26,000 school selection events in all 50 states. As part of the celebration, January 22 It will be “School Fair Saturday”, and will feature school fairs in more than a dozen American cities, in conjunction with Prince George’s County Event.
“This school fair for Maryland Families will highlight the many options for choosing a school in Maryland and helping families to access the school of their choice.” dolphin champagne, founder and CEO of the PG Parents Alliance for Educational and School Choice.
The exhibition was planned by the PG Parents Alliance for Educational Options (PAEO), with support from the Black Student Fund. PAEO is a non-profit organization dedicated to maximizing charter school options and opportunities for all families in Prince George’s County. The Black Student Fund was established to desegregate charter schools in the National Capital Region and strives to ensure that all students have equal educational opportunities.
Equity Now, Inc. is headquartered in At 9700 Philadelphia Court, Lanham MD, 20706.
For more information, contact the PG Parents Alliance for Educational Options at Strategic.firstname.lastname@example.org.
National School Choice Week highlights effective K-12 education options for children, with equal emphasis on traditional public education, rental, magnet, online, private, and homeschooling options. Each January, participants plan tens of thousands of festivities—such as school fairs and open houses—to raise awareness about school choice in all 50 states. School Choice Week also develops resources and guides for educating families from kindergarten through 12th grade. As a not-for-profit effort, the week is apolitical, nonpartisan, and does not advocate legislation. For more information visit schoolchoiceweek.com.
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SOURCE National School Choice Week