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 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.