College Day is a community-driven, county-wide celebration that shows students from diverse backgrounds that going to college is possible. Now in its 10th year anniversary, under Silicon Valley Education Foundation's (SVEF) and Santa Clara County Office of Education leadership and our partners, we are excited to bring you workshops during the week to promote college and career readiness for elementary, middle, and high school students.
COVID-19 Essential Workers | 10AM - 11AM |Register here
We will highlight the super-hero qualities and backstories of professionals responding to COVID-19 in their day-to-day jobs. In addition, we hope to also shed light on how different companies and organizations have responded to their communities during the pandemic.
Let’s Have Courageous Conversations | 12:30PM - 1PM |Register here
Courageous Conversations focus on exploring skills necessary for engaging in difficult conversations. Develop strategies that help you safely speak, actively listen, and genuinely understand others.
Learn about CA Community Colleges & Careers in Healthcare | 2PM - 3PM |Register here
With a focus on equal access, equitable outcomes and a commitment to every students' success, community colleges offer pivotal transitions to 4-year colleges, living wage careers, career upskilling and lifelong learning. Careers in Healthcare: It's not just doctors and nurses!! Hear about all of your CHOICES for careers as a healthcare professional taught in community colleges. Presented by Nanette Solvason, PhD & Regional Director, Employer Engagement, Health.
Careers in Business & Tech with Management Leadership for Tomorrow | 3PM - 4PM |Register here
We will highlight the super-hero qualities and backstories of professionals responding to COVID-19 in their day-to-day jobs. In addition, we hope to also shed light on how different companies and organizations have responded to their communities during the pandemic. Do you know what goes on behind the scenes at some of the most popular companies to work for? During this session, our panelists will highlight different types of career paths related to business and technology. Tune in to hear panelists from Adobe, YouTube, Uber, Facebook, CVSHealth, P&G and more!
Financial Aid 101 | 5PM - 6PM | Register below
Learn how to afford college! An overview of all grants, scholarships and loans available to students who submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA).
College Success Through Financial Aid Planning | 5PM - 6PM |Register here
Financial aid planning is confusing, challenging, and often times misleading. Get answers to your most pertinent questions about financial aid awards, comparing financial aid packages between colleges, and advocating for students. Together, we can help our students get #lessdebtmoredegrees when we keep their needs at the center and implement tools that engage and educate.
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