Understanding the Needs of Filipino American Students: Issues and Action – Point Loma III F

10:15 am – 11:45 am    Point Loma III F This roundtable discussion will focus on ensuring the success of Filipino American students from elementary through higher education.  Area superintendents and site administrators will meet with Filipino American educators and community leaders to discuss educational issues which impact the Filipino American student.  Topics include the hiring and promotion of Filipino-American educators, school...

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The Legacy of P/Filipino American Student Organizing and Today’s Challenges – Potlucks, Conferences & Demos (Pecha Kucha Style) – Point Loma III E

10:15 am – 11:45 am    Point Loma III E The West Coast Confederation of Pilipino Students (WCCPS) was an outcome of the 1974 Far West Conventions and held a successful West Coast Wide Conference at UC Davis in 1975. They pushed their administrations for P/Filipino American Studies and faculty. Today’s students continue involvement with annual Pilipino Cultural Nights (PCN’s) and Friendship Games as well as celebrating October as...

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