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Open Discussion on High Schools and Workforce Readiness in Orange County

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
3:30-6:30 p.m.
Beckman Hall 404

Roundtable discussion groupJoin Attallah College for a timely and pivotal discussion on what public high schools in Orange County can do to prepare students for the 21st century workforce.

  • How do we educate students and parents about the realities of the current and future workplace?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of career tracks and pathways in high school?
  • How can we help all students meet UC and Cal State college admission requirements?

Education Roundtable5 on Excellent Schools will bring together educators, industry professionals, and community members to identify challenges and brainstorm collaborative solutions.

Event includes a reception, special guest speaker, and panel and roundtable discussions with forward-thinking leaders in education.

Free and open to the public, but preregistration is encouraged.


+ - Special Guest Speaker

Landon TaylorLandon Taylor
Vice Chairman & CEO, Base 11

In collaboration with partners from industry, academia, and philanthropy, Base 11 is deploying a STEM Accelerator model that transforms high-potential, low-resource college and high school students into the STEM talent that industry so desperately needs. Landon Taylor is an expert in business innovation and strategic market development, with 25+ years of experience as a corporate strategist. Under his leadership, Base 11 developed the world’s first droneport and autonomous systems research park and launched the country’s first collegiate rocketry league and $1 million Space Challenge competition.