• Leadership Santa Cruz County

Education Day February 2020

Updated: Apr 9

Class 35 spent Education Day learning about challenges, successes and the future of the educational system in the County.


Outline of the Day

Education Day started with a candid overview by Dr. Faris Sabbah, Superintendent of Schools at the Santa Cruz County Office of Education. A bus tour brought the class to Gault Elementary, Branciforte Middle School and Sequoia High School where they were greeted by the principles and proud students. Myriad programs and resources were highlighted.


The Seymour Center in Santa Cruz


After a great lunch prepared by the culinary students of the Career Education Program, class members were moved to tears at the stories of students and the challenges they face. The day concluded at the panoramic Seymour Center where the new Chancellor of UCSC and the President of Cabrillo College discussed how higher education serves the community.


The day was informative, invigorating and thought provoking. Many thanks to sponsors Graniterock, Santa Cruz County Office of Education, UCSC and Santa Cruz Metro!"


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