As part of Canyons District’s ongoing Canyoneering Academy lecture series, multilingual families will have an excellent chance to learn about how to prepare for and benefit from a wide variety of college and career opportunities on Monday, Jan. 23.
The special Parent Information Night, which will take place at Jordan High, will include dinner and discussions aimed to assist multilingual families.
Registration is required. To register for this free event, RSVP to Rachel Blackburn at email@example.com with the number of people in your family who will attend.
Jordan High assistant vice principal Dr. Roberto Jimenez will be the keynote speaker, sharing insights into the importance of college and navigating opportunities to maximize lifelong earning potential.
Jimenez, who earned his Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Educational Leadership at the University of Utah after graduating from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, has been a teacher and administrator in secondary and post-secondary settings since 1996.
Following Jimenez’s presentation during dinnertime, attendees will have their choice of participating in three breakout sessions on the following topics:
Learn how to earn college credit while in high school (Advanced Placement and concurrent enrollment courses, Brighton High’s AP Capstone program, Step2theU at Alta and Jordan high schools, and Hillcrest High’s International Baccalaureate Program)
Discover the path for acquiring a vocational certification in high school.
Representatives from college Dream Centers will share how to pay and apply for college.
Get tips for pursuing postsecondary, technical and vocational education.
A parent’s guide to preparing middle-school students for high school opportunities.