Charleston County School District to host fifth annual "From Boyz To Gentlemen" summit
Charleston County School District's Parent University will host its fifth annual "From Boyz To Gentlemen" summit on Saturday.
The event, "Raising successful sons in the 21st century," will last from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at West Ashley High, 4060 W. Wildcat Blvd, in Charleston. The event is free and open to any Charleston County School District parent.
The district-wide event will include speakers, panelists and workshops for both parents and male students. Some of the day's highlights include: speaker Byron Garrett, chairman of the National Family Engagement Alliance; interactive parent workshops on issues related to raising young men of color; and a resource fair that will provide information from regional colleges and universities to assist parents and young men with preparing for higher education.
A structured children's program will be available for children ages 4 to 12.
To register, go to www.ccsdparentuniversity.com.