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Mayor Hosts 1st Annual College Fair

Wednesday, September 13, 2006
DC education stakeholders and students will speak and representatives from the over 60 colleges

Thousands of DC students, parents, colleges, private scholarship providers, and education stakeholders join Mayor Anthony A. Williams in a landmark college fair.

On Friday, September 15th, Mayor Anthony A. Williams, the DC State Education Office (SEO), and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) will host a historic event: the 1st Annual Mayor’s College Fair for rising high school seniors in the District of Columbia. The fair will be the first time all of the DC education systems (public, public charter, private, and parochial), colleges from across the country, and private scholarship providers will come together to promote the goal of going to college. Thousands of DC students, parents, and education stakeholders will attend the fair.

DC education stakeholders and students will speak and representatives from the over 60 colleges, the US Department of Education, and private scholarship providers will be on hand to answer questions about going to college.

 

 WHO:
Mayor Anthony A. Williams
The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton
Dr. Clifford Janey, Superintendent, DC Public Schools
Dr. Patricia Weitzel-O’Neill, Superintendent, Catholic Schools, Archdiocese of Washington
John Parham Jr., Director, Higher Education Financial Services, DC State Education Office
Dr. William Pollard, President, University of the District of Columbia
Josephine Baker, Executive Director, DC Public Charter School Board
Marjo Talbott, Board Member, Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington
Students
Ballou Marching Band
 
 WHAT:
The 1st Annual Mayor’s College Fair hosted by Mayor Anthony A. Williams, the SEO, and UDC to enhance the education services provided to parents, students and university partners.
 
 WHEN:
Friday, September 15, 2006
10 am until 6 pm
Program is from 11 am until 11:45 am
 
 WHERE:
The University of the District of Columbia
Building 47 (Gymnasium)
(202) 727-2824