RIVERSIDE – Everything from data slides and musical performances to featured videos and a transcript of the Riverside County State of Education address are now available at www.rcoe.us/state-of-education.
Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Kenneth M. Young delivered the address in two locations—on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at the Renaissance Esmeralda in Indian Wells for the eastern region of the county, and the following week on March 19, 2015, at the Riverside Convention Center for the western region of the county.
The theme for both events was “Equity+Opportunity: An Equation for Success in Public Education.” Superintendent Young highlighted: The importance of aligning K-12 and post-secondary educational goals, setting expectations ahead of new student assessments, and broadening options for students after high school. In addition, the event featured performances from student musicians and recognition of outstanding school programs, services, and individuals.
The events attracted over 600 leaders from education, business, community groups, faith-based organizations, and other civic-minded individuals. Event sponsors included SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union and Altura Credit Union. The addresses were hosted by the Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce, the Riverside County Workforce Investment Board, and the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce.