• Virtual Education Committee Meeting

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    Name: Virtual Education Committee Meeting
    Date: November 5, 2020
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST
    Event Description:
    The Education Committee works to improve the future quality of your workforce by hosting valuable educational programs through local partnerships. Meetings include a presentation by featured speakers in the areas of Education, Job Training, Human Resources, Community Programs, and updates from our local partners.

    The Education Committee coordinates interaction between businesses and the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) and partners with private schools/colleges in the Conejo Valley.

    This committee also leads our Teacher of the Month Program in partnership with CVUSD, where we honor educational excellence by rewarding teachers with a plaque in their name and gifts from Chamber Members. This is an opportunity for Chamber Members (you) to acknowledge our educators while also giving a brief description of your organization!

    *Recipients are chosen by CVUSD*

    This Month's Speaker: Michael Shanklin - Executive Director of kidSTREAM

    Michael Shanklin is a native of Los Angeles and has been an integral part of kidSTREAM over the past three years, serving as an Advisor and champion of kisSTREAM. Prior to taking the helm as kidSTREAM's inaugural Executive Director, Michael serve the Explore! Children's Museum in Pasadena, CA where he led his team on a $13M capital campaign to rejuvenate the museum, significantly increasing attendance, earned revenue, and access for low to moderate income families.

    He held leadership positions with The Discovery Science Place and was on the senior leadership team for the $29M expansion of the Discovery Gateway Children's Museum. Michael involves himself deeply in local and national causes, having served on the Association of Children's Museum Board, the California Association of Museums, and the Smith County Child Welfare Board. He also volunteers his time as a Rotarian and is an American Alliance of Museums Peer Reviewer for their Museum Assessment Program.

    Consider attending this committee if:
    -Your business is education-related.
    -Your target client market is young families or educators.
    -You have an interest in partnerships with education/workforce programs.

    Contact Dan Garcia at dgarcia@conejochamber.org if you are interested in sponsoring this committee or if you would like to be added to the future meeting reminders. 
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    Date/Time Information:
    1st Thursday of the Month (Unless otherwise noted)
    4:00 - 5:00 PM
    Contact Information:
    Dan Garcia - Government Affairs and Tourism Manager
    Virtual Event - FREE
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