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School fair to feature live, one-on-one connections and bilingual information
Families will have the opportunity to meet Austin-area schools online, receive free application help, and even win raffle prizes during Families Empowered’s Virtual School Fair on Saturday, Jan. 23.
The bilingual event is free to all families and will allow moms and dads to engage in live, one-on-one Zoom conversations with representatives from a variety of Austin schools serving grades pre-K through 8. Families can visit virtual booths to chat with school representatives about their programs, campus, and values.
Whatever schools they choose to apply for, families can receive step-by-step, secure application help from a Families Empowered Family Success Specialist in a private Zoom conference during the fair.
The Austin Virtual School Fair is the first in a series of virtual fairs across Texas, with other fairs serving families in San Antonio and Houston.
The Austin Virtual School Fair takes place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This event is planned to coincide with the history-making celebration of National School Choice Week 2021, which will feature more than 33,000 virtual celebrations across all 50 states.
“This year, more than ever before, Austin-area families need to know about the PreK-12 school options that are in our community. We hope that everyone will stop by – virtually – and find a school that works for their kids,” said Families Empowered Chief Programs Officer and Austin parent, Ann Starr.
This event is organized by Families Empowered, which brings families information so they can choose the education that works best for them.
For more information, contact Ayla Dehghanpoor at [email protected] or (832) 955-7664.
This special event will celebrate school choice options available for children and families across the state. For a detailed guide to school choice in Texas please visit the Texas School Choice Roadmap.
National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective education options for children and is the world’s largest celebration of opportunity in K-12 education.
As a not-for-profit effort, we focus equally on traditional public, charter, magnet, online, private, and home education options. We are nonpolitical and nonpartisan, and we do not advocate for legislation.
Every January, our participants plan tens of thousands of events and activities – such as school fairs, open houses, and student showcases – to raise awareness about school choice across all 50 states. Year-round, National School Choice Week develops resources and guides to assist families searching for schools or learning environments for their children.
"Shining a spotlight on effective educational options for every child"