Community Events


Events listed on this page are related to college and career activities for students, educational professionals, business leaders, and community members in the Coastal Bend.  E2E Members may submit their events during monthly meetings.  Other educational and community organizations may submit their events for approval to angelap@edexcellence.org.  E2E aims to provide the best available information on events, however details may change; please confirm with contact person listed.

AUGUST

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What: Destination Education – Information Fair
Audience: Community members, students, education organizations
Date: Friday, August 2, 2019
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Coastal Compass Education & Career Resource Center
Address: 5488 South Padre Island Dr., Suite 1572, Corpus Christi, Texas 78411 (La Palmera Mall)
Contact: Angela Pena
Phone: (361) 906-0703
Email: angelap@edexcellence.org
Cost: Free
Additional Information:
Details: Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center is pleased to host ‘Destination Education,’ an informational fair that promotes education and career resources to prepare students, parents, and educators for the upcoming school year. This event takes place prior to the back-to-school tax-free shopping weekend and is an opportunity for community
members to learn about the tremendous educational opportunities offered throughout Corpus Christi. We anticipate 60+ organizations to host tables at various locations around the mall and would like your mall store to help us celebrate through a variety of activities.  Please contact us for more details.

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What: Seashore Academy Free Health & Wellness Fair
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Monday August 5, 2019
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Seashore Academy
Address: 
Contact: Melissa Flores
Phone: (361) 881-8133
Email: melissa.b.flores@uth.tmc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Sponsored by South Coastal AHEC and Seashore Academy.
Details:  Services provided by South Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free health screenings, school/athletic physicals, blood pressure, blood glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, height/weight BMI, and immunizations.  Free health education including diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health, disease management and more!

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What: Flour Bluff High School Health & Wellness Fair
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Flour Bluff High School
Address: 
Contact: Melissa Flores
Phone: (361) 881-8133
Email: melissa.b.flores@uth.tmc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Sponsored by South Coastal AHEC and Flour Bluff High School.
Details:  Services provided by South Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free health screenings, school/athletic physicals, blood pressure, blood glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, height/weight BMI, and immunizations.  Free health education including diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health, disease management and more!

SEPTEMBER

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What: Bishop High School Health & Wellness Fair
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Time: 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location:
Address: 
Contact: Melissa Flores
Phone: (361) 881-8133
Email: melissa.b.flores@uth.tmc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Sponsored by South Coastal AHEC and Bishop High School.
Details:  Services provided by South Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free health screenings, school/athletic physicals, blood pressure, blood glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, height/weight BMI, and immunizations.  Free health education including diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health, disease management and more!

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What: YOU Choose Expo & Ready for College & Career Conference, Presented by Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend and Coastal Compass Education & Career Resource Center
Audience: All Coastal Bend Juniors & Seniors
Date: September 25, 2019
Time: TBD
Location: American Bank Center
Address: 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.,  Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Contact: Angela Pena, Education to Employment Partners
Phone: (361) 906-0703
Email: angelap@edexcellence.org
Cost: $10/student for E2E Member Districts; $25/student for non-Members
Additional Information: https://fs28.formsite.com/WnTQ6n/gok5mlgfrw/index.html
YOU Choose Expo Information:  https://www.workforcesolutionscb.org/you_choose_career_expo_07-26-2019/

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What: Robstown High School Health & Wellness Fair
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Hattie Martin Building
Address: 
Contact: Melissa Flores
Phone: (361) 881-8133
Email: melissa.b.flores@uth.tmc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information: Sponsored by South Coastal AHEC and Robstown High School.
Details:  Services provided by South Coastal Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free health screenings, school/athletic physicals, blood pressure, blood glucose, vision tests, hearing tests, height/weight BMI, and immunizations.  Free health education including diet and nutrition, diabetes prevention, mental health, disease management and more!

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What: E2E & TAMUCC-Garcia Center – Fastest Growing, Highest Paying, Target Occupations in the Coastal Bend and How to Get Them!
Audience: All Invited!
Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019
Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: TAMUCC Garcia Center
Address: 
Contact: Angela Pena or Sebastian Garzon
Phone: (361) 906-0703
Email: angelap@edexcellence.org or sebastian.garzon@tamucc.edu
Cost: Free
Additional Information:
Details:  Stop by for free lunch and information on the jobs in the area and what training you need to get them!

FEBRUARY 2020

25-26

What: 6th Annual Discover Your Direction: Exploring Endorsements Conference
Audience: 7th – 10th grade students in the Coastal Bend area
Date: Tuesday-Wednesday, February 25-26, 2020
Time: 8:30am to 2:30pm
Location: Education Service Center, Region 2
Address: 209 N. Water St., Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Contact: Angela Pena
Phone: (361) 906-0703
Email: angelap@edexcellence.org
Cost: To be determined, tentatively $25/student in E2E member districts or $40/student for non-member districts
Additional Information: The conference will introduce students to career endorsements and provide information about pathways to the career of their choice. In addition to fantastic guest speakers and direct access to exhibitors, students will have the opportunity to select from a variety of breakout sessions to help them gain greater understanding of postsecondary opportunities and careers.