¡Adelante! Parent & Youth Leadership Conference

Empowering Parents, Students, and the Community!
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Event Summary
Saturday, September 23, 2023

Early Registration for optional Campus Tour Begins at 8:00am

The Tour will begin at 8:30am!
University of Arizona - Chavez Building
1110 James E. Rogers Way, Tucson, AZ 85719
Mexican American Student Services
University of Arizona Ana And Adalberto Guerrero Student Center

University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Science Mexican American Studies
University of Arizona Project Outreach Familia

University of Arizona Early Academic Outreach
Pima Community College
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¡Adelante! Parent & Youth Leadership Conference
Save the Date for Saturday September 23rd, 2023

  • Your entire family is welcome!
  • College and Career Readiness for K-12 Mexican American/Latino Families
  • Learn how Tucson Unified can help you and your children succeed at school and prepare for college
  • College admissions information for current high school seniors
  • Childcare and translation services available
  • Free Breakfast and Lunch
  • Free Transportation available
  • Optional Campus Tour Available
Previous Year
2022 Workshops for Students & Parents
Grades K-2
  •  Kid's College Parts 1 & 2
Grades 3-5
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  • Growing Together:Practicing Community Care and Teamwork
Grades 6-8
  • SMART Goals
  • Into the Future: 3D Printing & Drones
Grades 9-12
  • Admissions 101 - Encouragement & Sense of Belonging at the University
  • Funding your Future: How to Pay for College
  • The College Timeline: Milestones to Keep your Student on Track for College
  • Financial Welness and your Student
This Year at a Glance
Parent Workshops

Session 1 10:25am-11:10am

  • College Academy for Parents: Cost of Going to College, Susan Towne CAP Coordinator, English
  • DACA Graduate Testimonio, Dana Pineda, Spanish
 Session 2 11:20am-12:05pm
  • Ciencia y comunidad: The importance of Math and Advancing STEM innovation for the benefit of our communities, Lola Rodríguez Vargas, Ph.D., English
  • Academia Universitaria para Padres: Los Costos Reales de ir a la Universidad, Project Outreach FAMILIA team, Spanish
Sessions 1 & 2
  • PCC Adult Education Programs, Monserrat Caballero, Bilingual 

Student workshops
Session 1 10:25am-11:10am
  • Gifted & Talented Education, Students 3-5
  • Skills for Success, Students 6-8
  • Ciencia y comunidad: The importance of Math and Advancing STEM innovation for the benefit of our communities, Students 9-12
Session 2 11:20am-12:05pm
  • SMART Goals, Students 3-5
  • Advanced Learning Experiences, Students 6-8
  • Student Panel & Testimonios, Students 9-12
Sessions 1 & 2
  • Kid's College Parts 1 & 2, Students K-2
  • Invest in yourself: The Benefits of PCC Dual Enrollment Program and Next Steps, Students 9-12