Tickets are required for these events and are first come first serve. Tickets can be picked up at the registration desk in Family Central.
Preconference: A Private Wine Tasting at the Award-Winning J. Lohr Vineyards
Saturday, January 26 - 3-5 p.m.
Separate registration is required for this off-site experience. Cost is $25 per person. This event will sell out quickly. Register today!
Join us to experience two hours of immersion in the world of wine. This outing is for enthusiasts of all types, from the merely curious to the master connoisseur. This is a rare opportunity to talk with wine makers; pick up tips on selecting, buying, and serving the right vintage; and hear about the Lohr family’s philanthropy. A short, shuttle bus ride will get you there in 10 minutes or less.
Homeless but Not Helpless or Hopeless
Sunday, January 27 - 3-5 p.m.
Get a firsthand look at how Santa Clara County’s largest homeless service providers for families and youth, the Georgia Travis Center and the Bill Wilson Center, are offering hope for the future through access to basic services, health care, case management, education, job training, and child care.
Powerful Pre-K-3 Language Development for Hispanic English Learners in a High-Needs Community
Monday, January 28 - 12:15-3 p.m.
Boxed lunches will be provided.
Visit a public school and hear about the Sobrato Family Foundation’s decision to invest in Pre-K-3 early education for low-income English learners. Participants will visit classrooms, meet the director (a national expert in English learner education), and discuss needs, challenges, and philanthropic approaches to supporting English learner education.
Innovations in Education: Silicon Valley Style
Tuesday, January 29 - 8-11 a.m.
Meet and talk with innovators working with students who face challenges such as poverty, the need to learn English, and limited educational role models. You’ll also experience creative partnerships that bring new resources to schools and take away ideas that can be implemented at home.