Event Category: Flagship Event

Indianapolis Community Event

When:


Wed, January 24, 2024

at

5:30 pm

8:30 pm

EST

What:


Please join EdChoice and the National School Choice Awareness Foundation for a community event on January 24th from 5:30 – 8:30pm in celebration of National School Choice Week. This event, hosted at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, will feature a parent panel conversation discussing the educational environment in Indianapolis and how they’ve been able to navigate the landscape to make the best choices for their children. Come enjoy an evening with the community and celebrate school choice!

This event is free to attend and refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP HERE

Who:


This event is hosted by EdChoice

Where:


Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

350 W Maryland St.

Indianapolis

,

IN

46225

South Bend School Choice Celebration

When:


Mon, January 22, 2024

at

10:00 am

11:00 am

EST

What:


The Institute for Quality Education and the National School Choice Awareness Foundation are proud to showcase a community celebration of school choice, hosted by Resurrection Lutheran Academy on January 22, 2024. This event will feature student performances from the Resurrection Lutheran Academy school choir! They will bring together students, community members, and others to talk about how school choice has directly helped local students.

Who:


This event is hosted by Resurrection Lutheran Academy and the Institute for Quality Education

Where:


Resurrection Lutheran Academy

6840 Nimtz Parkway

South Bend

,

IN

46628

Wichita Indoor Celebration

When:


Fri, January 26, 2024

at

10:00 am

2:30 pm

CST

What:


On January 26th, 2024, Wichita Innovative Schools and Educators will host a field trip for students from non-traditional learning environments to the Exploration Place science center in honor of National School Choice Week! As the second annual School Choice Week event hosted by WISE, this event will provide an exciting learning experience for over 500 students and family members and provide a great way to celebrate school choice.

Who:


This event is hosted by Wichita Innovative Schools and Educators

Where:


Exploration Place

300 N. McLean Blvd

Wichita

,

KS

67203

Hammond Community Celebration

When:


Wed, January 24, 2024

at

9:00 am

10:00 am

EST

What:


The Institute for Quality Education and the National School Choice Awareness Foundation are excited to have a community celebration of school choice, hosted by Bishop Noll High School on January 24, 2024. This event will feature student performances and a pep rally with the Bishop Noll junior and senior class! They will bring together students, community members, and others to talk about how school choice has directly helped local students.

Who:


This event is hosted by Institute for Quality Education

Where:


Biship Noll Institute

1519 Hoffman St

Hammond

,

IN

46327

Lansing Capitol Celebration

When:


Tue, January 23, 2024

at

8:30 am

2:00 pm

EST

What:


Students, parents, and educators from across the Great Lakes State will gather to celebrate school choice at the state capitol on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024. More than 500 students are expected to attend. The event will raise awareness of the K–12 education options for Michigan families, while providing an opportunity for community and state stakeholders to hear directly from families about how school choice has helped them learn and succeed. Hosted by the Parents Advocate for Choice in Education in collaboration with the National School Choice Awareness Foundation, the event will also include speakers and student tours of the capitol. 

Where:


Michigan State Capitol

100 N Capitol Ave

Lansing

,

MI

48933

Arlington Community Dinner Forum

When:


Sat, January 27, 2024

at

6:30 pm

8:30 pm

EST

What:


Please join EdReform Virginia and the National School Choice Awareness Foundation on January 27th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm for a community dinner to celebrate school choice! Hosted at Rocklands BBQ, this event will provide a venue for parents and community members to connect and share their experiences and ideas and will feature remarks from EdReform, local radio host Julie Gunlock and a representative of Governor Youngkin’s office. As EdReform’s Second Annual School Choice Week Event, this event will be a fun and informative way for your family to celebrate school choice!

RSVP for this event HERE

Who:


This event is hosted by EdReform Virginia

Where:


Rocklands BBQ

3471 Washington Blvd

Arlington

,

VA

22201

Jackson Capitol Celebration – CANCELLED

When:


Mon, January 22, 2024

at

10:00 am

1:00 pm

CST

What:


THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Please join Empower Mississippi and the National School Choice Awareness Foundation for a celebration of school choice on January 22nd at the Mississippi State Capitol. This event, hosted in honor of National School Choice Week, will bring students and parents to the Capitol for a proclamation signing ceremony with Governor Tate Reeves. Empower Mississippi will be highlighting school choice celebrations around the state on social media throughout NSCW, and this event will be a chance for families from all types of schools to celebrate together. Featuring student and parent speakers, this event will be an exciting opportunity for students to learn about the state capitol, and for legislators to hear from students, families and educators about the importance of school choice!

Who:


This event is hosted by Empower Mississippi

Where:


Mississippi State Capitol

400 High St.

Jackson

,

MS

39201

Washington D.C. Mothers Celebration

When:


Wed, January 24, 2024

at

12:00 pm

2:00 pm

EST

What:


Please join the Black Mothers Forum and the National School Choice Awareness Foundation for the Mothers Celebration Walk in support of National School Choice Week on January 24th from 12:00pm to 2:00pm on the Lincoln Memorial Mall. Featuring speeches from leaders in the school choice movement including Janelle Wood, Denisha Allen and Bernita Bradley, this event will be an inspiring day to amplify the voices of Black mothers and celebrate choice in education!

More information about this event HERE

Who:


This event is hosted by Black Mothers Forum

Where:


Lincoln Memorial Mall

2 Lincoln Memorial Circle

NW

Washington

,

DC

80203

Flourish 2024: Homeschool Conference

When:


Jan 24-26 | Jan 24th (10am – 8pm), Jan 25-26th (9:30am – 3:45pm)

Who:


This event is hosted by the Georgia Black Home Educators Network

What:


The Flourish 2024: Black Family Homeschool Conference will equip parents as educators and advocates; encourage families on the home education journey; energize an ecosystem of resources and community; and empower homeschooling families to transform society. This conference will include several workshops, networking opportunities and panel discussions.

Where:


New Life Community Center

3592 Flat Shoals Road

Decatur

,

GA

30034

Chicago area Town Hall Community Event

When:


Mon, January 22, 2024

at

6:30 pm

CST

What:


Please join New Trier Neighbors and the National School Choice Awareness Foundation for this panel discussion about the need for school choice. Featuring a discussion with Ian Rowe, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute:

“The Power of Agency:  Lessons in Transformation from the South Bronx”: An Evening with Ian Rowe, Vertex Partnership Academies and Author of “Agency”

The program will center around the importance of finding best-fit schools for students and Ian will share his on-the-ground experience in starting up charters in the South Bronx, including student stories, as well as his inspiring book “Agency.”  It will be a terrific way to celebrate and highlight the need for school choice during National School Choice Week!

This event is open to the public with a $10 suggested donation, with light refreshments served.

Registration is required! Click here to register.

Who:


This event is hosted by New Trier Neighbors

Where:


Loyola Academy – Auditorium

1100 Laramie Ave

Wilmette

,

IL

60091

Oakland Registration Day

When:


Sat, January 27, 2024

at

10:00 am

2:00 pm

PST

What:


Please join Oakland Enrolls and National School Choice Week for an informational event to learn about your local charter school options and get your enrollment questions answered! Oakland Enrolls will have volunteers on hand to help you fill out applications for local charter schools and learn what school options will work best for your family. With interpreters available for Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Mam and Arabic, this event will be accessible to the whole community. This event will be fun and family-friendly, featuring a balloon artist,  photo booths, free food and face painters! 

This event is FREE

Who:


This event is hosted by Oakland Enrolls

Where:


Lazear Charter Academy

824 29th Ave

Oakland

,

CA

94601

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Anaheim Homeschool Information Afternoon

When:


Thu, January 25, 2024

at

3:00 pm

5:00 pm

PST

What:


Please join Broadway Productions and National School Choice Week on January 25th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm for this community event to learn all about homeschooling! This event, hosted at Anaheim Marketplace, will offer parents the chance to connect with the local parent community, learn homeschooling tips and tricks, and gain valuable insights into the homeschool process. Sessions will be held in both English and Spanish. Come spend an afternoon with us to celebrate school choice and homeschooling!

Who:


This event is hosted by Broadway Productions

Where:


Anaheim Marketplace

1440 S Anaheim Blvd

Anaheim

,

CA

92805