Workshop Topics Covered in February 2024

October 2024 Workshops Forthcoming

10:15 am - 11 am

📌Laying the Foundation: The Crucial Role of Speech and Language in Elementary Literacy
Hutchins Hall Classroom 401

Presenter: Stacy Payne, Speech-Language Pathologist, ADHD-Certified Rehabilitation Services Provider, Owner, Bright Beginnings Pediatric Services 

📌Empowering Generations: Estate Planning for Black and Brown Prosperity
Hutchins Hall Classroom 404

Presenter: Portia Wood, Esq. Wood Legal Group

Workshop Slot #2
11:15 am - Noon

📌Supporting Your Child’s Math Journey
Hutchins Hall Classroom 401

Presenter: Stefnie Evans, MA in Mathematics Education & MA in Educational Foundation with a focus on Psychology

📌 Healthy Habits, Happy Hearts
Hutchins Hall Classroom 401
Presenter: California Black Women's Health Project 

📌Fast Track to Success: Mastering the Basics That Launch You Forward
Hutchins Hall Classroom 403

Presenters: Theodore Caruthers III, Educator & Members of Eta Pi Lambda Chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated

📌IEP Basic Essentials Workshop
Hutchins Hall Classroom 404

Presenters: Insurance by Kim Jones, Marlene Benitez, Change Marker Community 


Special Guests & Sponsor Recognition

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

Black Education Expo Hall Welcome by Special Guests &
Black Education Expo Sponsor Recognition
Parent / Caregiver Workshops 
Workshop Slot #3
1:15 pm - 2 pm

📌Dual Enrollment 101 Workshop
Hutchins Hall Classroom 401

Presenter: Carlos Castellon, Pasadena City College

📌 Resources For The Gifted African American Child
Hutchins Hall Classroom 403
 Leslie P. McGhee, Assistant Principal

📌Thinking About a Tech Career?  5 Paths to Lucrative Opportunities (Web 3, Aviation, AI & more)
Hutchins Hall Classroom 404

Workshop Presenter: Zenobia Millett, The Tech Diva 


Teen Zone Programming 

9:00 am - 10:00 am

📌Get Your Game on! Unwind with Jenga, Connect 4, Cornhole & More
Audience: Teens but Everyone Welcome

10:15 am - 11 am 

📌Build Money Smarts: Budgeting Basics for Teens
Audience: Teens but Everyone Welcome
Presenter: Christine Kunishige, Senior Program Manager, Junior Achievement of Southern California

 11:15 am - Noon

📌College Costs Got You Stressed? Learn about the New FAFSA & Other Educational Resources Audience: High School Seniors, College Students, and Parents / Caregivers
Presenter: Nina Torres, Senior Manager of Education, LA Urban League

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Teen Panel with Tyrone C. Howard, UCLA Pritzker Family Endowed Chair in Education to Strengthen Children & Families
📌Teens Have Have Your Say - Discuss Various Current Affairs & Topics of Choice
Audience: Teens & All Expo Attendees 

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Black History Knowledge Quiz
📌Audience: Teens, Parents, Community Members: Test your Black History Knowledge for Prizes & Books
Presenter: Pasadena City College

2:30 pm - 3 pm

📌Get Your Game on! Unwind with Jenga, Connect 4, Cornhole
Audience: Teens but Everyone Welcome