Monday, June 6, 2011

Parent Empowerment Summit Set for June 25

Parents, staff and community members are invited to discuss education issues at a community meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25.

The "Parent Empowerment Summit" is being presented by "Voice For Our Kids and Parents for Quality Education." Former California state Sen. Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles) is keynote speaker.

Other speakers include: Cindy Marten, principal, Central Elementary School; Dr. Alberto Ochoa, chairperson, Superintendent's Latino Advisory Committee; and Assembly members Nathan Fletcher and Marty Block.

Cost of the event is $10, which includes lunch and a free raffle. The first 100 to register at will receive a copy of the movie "Waiting for Superman."

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