Modesto Junior Faculty’s 37th Annual Hispanic Schooling Convention will likely be offered nearly on Saturday, March 6 at 9:30 a.m.
In 1984, the Hispanic Schooling Convention started as a dream of a number of members of the Modesto Hispanic Management Council and the Dean of Counseling, Mr. Juan Alvarez. At this time, the Hispanic Schooling Convention is the most important youth convention within the central valley with members from throughout Stanislaus County and surrounding areas. The aim of the Hispanic Schooling Convention is to complement and empower present and future MJC college students to achieve success in pursuing larger training. MJC is a university wealthy in historical past and custom, and it is usually a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Establishment with a Hispanic scholar inhabitants of 54 p.c.
This yr’s Keynote speaker is Dr. Daisy Gonzales. Dr. Gonzales is the primary Latina to function Deputy Chancellor of the California Group Faculty Chancellor’s Workplace (CCCCO). As Deputy Chancellor, she is answerable for overseeing the most important system of public larger training within the nation composed of 116 schools and 73 districts. She coordinates the divisions of Educational Affairs; Scholar Companies and Particular Packages; Financial Improvement and Workforce Preparation; and the Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI). Her main duties embrace directing the progress in the direction of the Imaginative and prescient for Success—the methods strategic plan to shut scholar fairness gaps over the following 5 to 10 years. Dr. Gonzales is a first-generation school scholar, former foster youth, and English-learner.
There will likely be two digital workshops this yr. One workshop will handle how college students can navigate schools and universities through the pandemic, together with getting linked to assets and companies. The second workshop will enable for college students to listen to from former MJC Latinx college students who will share the expertise of being brown in a white world. They’ll spotlight their optimistic and unfavourable experiences and the way they every discovered their voice and broke many unfavourable household cycles.
To enroll in this free occasion, RSVP at https://mjc.edu/studentservices/sdncl/hec/ or name (209) 575-6700 for extra info.