4th Annual GradNation Summit
E.O. Green Junior High School
February 1, 2020
7:30 am – 1:30 pm
To increase high school graduation rate in Ventura County with the support of the community and family engagement.
The GradNation Summit held annually in South Oxnard is designed to prepare parents and their middle school student for transition to high school and to inform and connect them to available resources and opportunities with the goal of keeping students on track for high school graduation.
The 2019 Summit held at Blackstock Junior High School was attended by approximately 200 middle school parents and their students. The theme “Student Success – You Make It Happen – College and Beyond” was designed to provide parents with information and tools to keep their student on track for high school graduation. Sessions in English and Spanish were offered on topics including: stressors students face and how to reduce them; benefits of participating in OUHSD academies; the college planning process; and how to manage college costs. A resource Fair with representatives from community based organizations, colleges and universities concluded the summit. The 2020 Summit will be held on February 1, 2020 at E.O. Green Junior High School.