Mackenzie Tinsley, Darius Harris and Hikma Sherka were student panel speakers.
Region Convenes for Black Student Success
"One of the most powerful things that has happened to me is meeting someone who looks like me and has succeeded."
- Hikma Sherka, student speaker
Students, educators, community advocates and other leaders recently gathered to strengthen collaboration and highlight work underway to improve academic and career outcomes for the Road Map Project's black youth. To catch up on the Forum for
Black Student Success, browse the agenda, review presentation slidesand see the photos.
The forum's advisory group will review attendee feedback and determine next steps. To learn more or to join the Black Student Success list, contact CCER's Carlina Brown-Banks.
Registration is now open for the June 14 Education Results Network meeting. Hear an update about the Road Map Project's first-ever Community Leadership Team and more on the theme of
Celebrating Leadership at All Levels. Additional details to come. Lunch will be provided.
Share Your Ideas for School Attendance Awareness Month
King County Housing Authority is holding meetings with school districts and local organizations to plan outreach activities for Attendance Awareness Month in September. Join a meeting by
emailing Education Programs Coordinator Cara Ianni.
About 120,000 South King County students are chronically absent each year, risking their ability to graduate from high school.
Tuesday, June 6
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
212 2nd Ave N Kent, Wash.
Wednesday, June 7
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Des Moines Library
21620 11th Ave. South
The Road Map Project is a region-wide effort aimed at improving education to drive dramatic improvement in student achievement from cradle to college and career in South King County and South Seattle.
The Road Map Project is supported by the Community Center for Education Results (CCER), a nonprofit organization.