ACSF hosts networking event for ‘Leaders of Color in Asheville City Schools’

From Asheville City Schools Foundation

Press release

On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Boardroom on 36 Montford Ave., Asheville City Schools Foundation and the Minority Enterprise Development Committee will be hosting “Leaders of Color in Asheville City Schools.” By providing valuable opportunities for community leaders to connect with one another, share their experiences, and learn more about programs making a difference in the lives of students of color in Asheville City Schools, the event will empower today’s leaders of color in Asheville to become role models for Asheville’s future leaders.

The public is invited to network and hear from speakers James Lee (Minority Enterprise Development Committee), Dr. Terrence McAllister (Assistant Superintendent of Student Support Services, Asheville City Schools), Jerome Hughes (Teacher and Director of AVID, Asheville High School) and Julia Shuster (Director of Volunteer Outreach & Training, Asheville City Schools Foundation). Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact Julia Shuster at or 828-350-6135, or James Lee at or 828-407-0856.

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Asheville City Schools Foundation’s mission is to implement bold strategies, fund big ideas, and engage the community to increase excellence with equity for all children in our schools.

Minority Enterprise Development Committee’s mission is to provide the best leadership and direction for the promotion, establishment and development of minority businesses in Western North Carolina through education, communication and advocacy.

About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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