Photo/Media Advisory for Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019:
Thousands Expected to Attend CSUN’s Family Education Day

William Watkins reads to four students at the 2018 Feria de Educación.

CSUN Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students William Watkins reads to students at the 2018 Feria de Educación. Photo by David J. Hawkins.

 What:   California State University, Northridge will host Family Education Day, a daylong celebration focused on providing educational resources for thousands of youth and families, on Saturday, Oct. 26.  

The day will be filled with Spanish-and English-language workshops and other activities designed to give parents the tools to help their children achieve their educational and career goals.

Workshops will include how to navigate the California educational system, preparing for college early, scholarships, financial aid, services for undocumented students and many more.

The educational fair will include a “reading garden” and a variety of age-appropriate books and learning materials will be distributed to encourage children and their parents to read together.

When:   9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019

9:30 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. – Welcome message

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – California State University application workshop

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Session 1 workshops in English and Spanish

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – CSU admissions pre-evaluations

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. –Session 2 workshops in English and Spanish

Where:   California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91330

(The areas and buildings around CSUN’s Oviatt Library, located in the heart of the campus.)

Who:   Families, students of all ages

Media Contacts: Carmen Ramos Chandler, CSUN Media Relations, (818) 677-2130 or Juana Maria Valdivia, Student Outreach and Recruitment, at the event 

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