PALM DESERT, Calif.,
Jan. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --
Families are invited to enjoy fresh air, face-painting, and
meaningful school support at a school fair in Civic Center Park
On Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, many
schools will gather at the park's amphitheater to share information
with parents and students about their options. From 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., attendees can enjoy a free
photobooth station, face painting, a DJ, snacks, raffles, and
Guest speakers and student performances — including a
performance of the official School Choice Week Dance — will take
place throughout the event. The event aims to bring community
support to families as they search for the best school for their
child. More than 400 parents, students, and educators are expected
The Palm Desert School Choice Fair is planned to coincide with
the celebration of National School Choice Week 2022, which will
feature more than 26,000 school choice events across all 50 states.
Multi-school fairs will be taking place in more than a dozen cities
nationwide during the Week, including Colorado Springs,
Las Vegas, and Jersey City.
"School choice gives families access to the best K-12 education
options for their children in California, regardless of their zip code,"
said Faustina Sevilla, Parent Union
ambassador for Riverside County.
"Our annual fair is a forum for school districts, public charter
schools, and homeschool groups to talk with students and parents,
answer their questions, and share what makes their option
The Civic Center Park
Amphitheater is located at 43900 San Pablo Ave.
This event is hosted by Parent Union, a California organization with the mission of
engaging, organizing, and training parents, students and community
members to defend the constitutional right to a high-quality public
education for all students.
National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective K-12
education options for children, focusing equally on traditional
public, charter, magnet, online, private, and home education
options. Every January, participants plan tens of thousands of
celebrations –– such as school fairs and open houses–– to raise
awareness about school choice across all 50 states. School Choice
Week also develops resources and guides to K-12 education for
families. As a not-for-profit effort, the Week is nonpolitical and
nonpartisan and does not advocate for legislation. For more
information visit schoolchoiceweek.com.
SOURCE National School Choice Week