Sylva, North Carolina - Jackson County Early College will host its “I Know Where I’m Going” event at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the school located at 404 College Drive in Sylva. This event will showcase seniors who have made decisions about their college choice and encourage those who are considering college applications.
The event follows National School Choice Week 2018 – the nation’s largest-ever celebration of educational opportunities that took place January 21 to 27, 2018. More than 32,000 independently-planned events took place nationwide.
The goal of the event is to celebrate great education choices in North Carolina and raise awareness among parents about school choice.
“School Choice Week gives schools a change to showcase what they offer, like our strong college prep program,” said Rebecca Ensley, principal of Jackson County Early College.
Media are encouraged to attend – contact Rebecca Ensley to make arrangements.
Jackson County Early College is a public college preparatory school serving students in grades 9 to 12. It is located on the campus of Southwestern Community College and provides accelerated education to a wide range of high school students. Learn more about the school by visiting http://www.jcpsnc.org/jcec.
Held every January, National School Choice Week is an independent public awareness effort designed to shine a positive spotlight on effective education options for every child. Through more than 32,000 independently planned events across the country, National School Choice Week raises public awareness of all types of educational choices available to children. These options include traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, online learning, private schools, and homeschooling.