About the 2014 DC Education Festival
2014 DC Education Festival: Explore. Innovate. Celebrate.Washington’s premier education festival presenting an all-in-one experience for community and families to discover, navigate and engage successfully with preschool to high school and adult education/GED options. Admission is free.
More than 5,000 will attend the event, produced by DC Association of Chartered Public Schools, Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS) and DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB).
The Festival will offer:
- School Areas (grouped by age/grade) with individual school exhibits/activities.
- My School DC area, the brand new online lottery system through which DC families and their children will apply to DC public and DC public charter schools.
- Performance Stage showcasing schools via student arts/cultural presentations.
- Demonstration Pavilions showcasing schools via student STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and other course/curricula-focused activities/exhibits.
- Group Workshops about education-specific topics like selecting/applying to schools and saving and paying for college, and non-education specific topics such as financial literacy and healthy living.
- Town Hall Education DC supported by Verizon, for a panel discussion and open/public forum about education.
- Community Market with educational and related vendors and services for families.
- Saturday, January 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Eastern Time Zone
- Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001