Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

Student Success Expo Set for January 11, 2020

Published on: 12/19/2019

Join us for the 11th Annual Student Success Expo and STEM Festival on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at the Savannah Mall from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  In addition to college and career information, attendees will enjoy interactive displays and learn about all public school options across the district while gaining valuable information related to program pathways. 

The Expo will feature a “Teddy Bear Clinic” which will focus on the Healthcare Science fields and showcase a collaboration between the school district and local healthcare professions and post-secondary institutions.  In addition, the Young Entrepreneurs and Young Inventors Showcase will feature students who are already taking their knowledge and initiative to open their own shop. The showcase will spotlight students in our schools who have an entrepreneurial spirit or who have invented products or services. Any student with a business can be showcased and promote their business.  Business endeavors range from a jewelry line to a cupcake business to and event planning business.  We want the community to meet our young entrepreneurs.    

The Expo features all the district Choice programs including Performing Arts, Aviation Manufacturing and Service, Engineering, Welding, Aviation, Cosmetology, (Hair, Nails and Barbering), Culinary, Medical & Allied Health, Construction, Automotive Repair and Collision, Public Safety, and Logistics and more.  Students and parents will find a wide range of educational pathways that are sure to inspire a thirst for knowledge and higher learning.  Students will also have an opportunity to apply and speak to college representatives from schools across the nation.

“The Student Success Expo and STEM Festival is the signature event for the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System.  This event brings over 15,000 thousand participants each year to Savannah Mall to learn about the seamless transition from elementary, middle, high school to post-secondary education on to possible careers,” says Dr. Angie Lewis, Senior Director of the Office of College and Career Readiness.  “This event provides students, parents, community and business and industry an opportunity to understand the connection between our programs of study, college and career options through information made available by schools, colleges, and business and industry partners.” 

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System’s Choice Program Application process will kick-off at the Expo.  Parents will be able to apply on-site for the Choice school or program that meets their child’s interest (SY 20-21).  The event will include student competitions, interactive booth displays, a robotics competition, and prize giveaways.  Admission and parking are free and open to the public.

The event is made possible in part by Georgia Power, Gulfstream, South University, Members First Credit Union, Savannah Schools Federal Credit Union, Savannah Mall, Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, the Career Education Advisory Council (CEAC) and International Paper.

For more information or to learn how you can get involved as a sponsor, please contact Dr. Angie Lewis and the Office of College and Career Readiness by calling (912) 395-6765.​​

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