The 22nd annual African-American Education Conference and Teen Summit will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Modesto Junior College.
The conference is titled "Planning For Success" and is free and open to all students ages 13 and 21.
The purpose of the conference is to help youth, particularly blacks, prepare for college or career options. The keynote speaker will be Arturo Flores, superintendent of Modesto City Schools. A special guest will be Judge Dawna Reeves, the first black judge named to the Stanislaus County Superior Court.
The event will include presentations on preparing for college, tips for good study habits, career options, law enforcement and the future and lessons in black history.
Students will be able to ask professionals questions related to their specific interests.
Activities will take place in the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning Center on the MJC West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave. For additional conference information, contact Wendy Byrd at 575-7991 or firstname.lastname@example.org.