FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Charles Chamberlayne at (619) 453-9911 or Chamberlayne@sandiego.gov<mailto:Chamberlayne@sandiego.gov>
Mayor & Regional Partners in Education to Announce $13 Million in Funding to Provide a Pathway for Students to High-Skilled, High-Paying Jobs Initiative Focuses on Growing Careers in Advanced Manufacturing, Clean Energy & IT
San Diego, CA — Working to provide more opportunities for more San Diegans, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer will join San Diego County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Randolph E. Ward, San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten, San Diego Community College District Chancellor Dr. Constance Carroll, United Way President Kevin Crawford and other leaders in San Diego education to announce a $13 million grant that will help align a regional infrastructure that supports student pathways to high-demand, high-skilled and high-wage jobs.
The $13 million grant to the San Diego County Office of Education from California Department of Education will include 15 school districts, 5 community college districts and 3 industry sectors. The San Diego Unified share of the grant will be more than $2.3 million. The initiative will focus on growing three sectors in San Diego including, advanced manufacturing, clean energy and information and communications technology.
WHAT: News Conference
WHO: Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer; Randolph E. Ward Ed.D., San Diego County Superintendent of Schools; Superintendent Cindy Marten, San Diego Unified School District; Dr. Constance Carroll, Chancellor, San Diego Community College District; Kevin Crawford, President & CEO, United Way of San Diego County; Thomas Fadden, a recent Kearny High School graduate
WHEN: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Kearny Senior High School Library
7651 Wellington Street
San Diego, CA 92111
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