That’s why Wake County has been selected as one of just 100 communities across the country to host a
, designed to improve our graduation rate. Along with
Our #WakeReady summit will include:
We want your help
- Youth panel of WCPSS high school juniors and seniors,
- Jorge Aguilar - Associate Superintendent for Equity and Access in Fresno Unified School District and Associate Vice Chancellor for Educational and Community Partnerships at the University of California, Merced
- Anderson Williams - Co-founder and former Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Tennessee College Access and Success Network
- Breakout sessions focused on:
- College access
- Community-based programs
- College admissions
- Career readiness
- Collective action
to eliminate the disparities in college attendance, college completion, and/or career preparation so that more students will have the knowledge and resources they need to access college and rewarding career opportunities.
The GradNation Community Summits are part of the GradNation campaign, led by America’s Promise Alliance
, to engage communities around the country on raising graduation rates to help more young people reach adult success.
The premier sponsor of the national GradNation Community Summits initiative is AT&T as part of AT&T Aspire, the company’s $350 million commitment to graduate more students from high school ready for college and career.