The 2017 Education Summit

Wednesday, April 5
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  

Register Today!

Mixed race boy playing on swing at park

Believe in people, they fly for a day.
Teach them to believe in themselves, they soar for a lifetime
                                             A.D. Posey

Step inside one of  18 selected  Guilford County schools on April 5th to see firsthand what is being accomplished to help all of our students SOAR!  Breakfast will be provided as small groups assemble across the district for an eye-opening discussion about the unique assets and challenges at each school. 

Education matters.  Healthy communities need healthy schools. Take time to visit Guilford County schools with others from our community to see what is being done to educate our children and see how you might be able to get involved. Register today! 

Together, we can help our students SOAR to great heights – not just today, but for a lifetime! 

If you would like more information, call Aisha Hart-Miller at 336.841.4332 or email Guilford Education Alliance Interested in being a sponsor for this important event?  Email Louise Courts or call 336.841.4041. 

2017 Participating Schools

Archer Elementary – Archer has one of the most diverse immigrant student populations in the county and emphasizes a global focus into the curriculum.(Greensboro).

Brooks Global Elementary Brooks is a Global Studies magnet that operates on an extended year schedule, offering more instructional time to its students (Greensboro). 

General Greene Elementary – As a science and technology magnet, General Greene incorporates frequent field trips and experiential activities to deepen learning (Greensboro).

Hunter Elementary – Hunter is a Mission Possible school that has engaged community partners to link community, home and school in innovative ways and looks forward to opening up a new facility soon (Greensboro).

McNair Elementary Opened in 2013, McNair offers incorporates the cutting edge technology and classroom space utilization to optimize instructional time with students (Greensboro).

Montlieu Academy of Technology – An award-winning Apple Distinguished School, Montlieu focuses on personalized learning through technology (Greensboro).

Northwood Elementary –  Northwood is an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme World School magnet that offers students an internationally-focused curriculum that includes Mandarin Chinese language instruction (High Point).

The Academy at Lincoln – Lincoln is both a neighborhood and magnet school. Magnet programs include a full-time academically-gifted curriculum for students in grades 4-8, global studies  and the arts (Greensboro).

Aycock Middle (soon to be renamed Swann Middle) – Aycock is both a neighborhood school and a magnet. Magnet programs that are offered focus on science and technology, and Spanish immersion (Greensboro).

Ferndale Middle  – Ferndale is a magnet school with an International Baccalaureate Middle Years curriculum focus with a foundation in critical-thinking skills (High Point).

Andrews Aviation Academy – Utilizing flight simulators, wind tunnels and other technology, Andrews prepares students for careers in aerospace and engineering (High Point).

Dudley High – Through the Early College Academy, Dudley offers concentrated studies in education, engineering and health services.  Courses can be taken at Dudley as well as area colleges for college credit (Greensboro).

Middle College at N.C. A & T University – This magnet offers a males-only leadership focused curriculum designed to get students on track for entry into college (Greensboro).

Middle College at UNC-Greensboro  – This magnet for high school students focuses on specialized studies in health sciences, life sciences and youth development (Greensboro).

Northern High – Established in 2007, Northern is one of GCS’s newer facilities and is a NC Honor School of Excellence (Greensboro).

Ragsdale High  Ragsdale has developed an innovative occupational course of study for its exceptional students that helps prepare them for success beyond high school by developing life skills (Jamestown).

Western Guilford High – In 2014, Western started North Carolina’s only Advanced Placement Capstone magnet program, offering college-level classes for academically-gifted students (Greensboro).

The Newcomers School  – Geared specifically for newly-arrived immigrants and refugees, the Newcomers Schools helps students in grades 3 – 12 become acclimated to American culture and learn English as a second language. After one year, students transition to their neighborhood schools, prepared to succeed (Greensboro). 


Still undecided about attending?  Take a minute to watch the short video of last year’s Education Summit to see what a wonderful experience this event is for all involved! 

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors! We truly appreciate your support!


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