WHAT: Van Nuys Middle School, in partnership with Empowered Gifts and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, will be celebrating faculty and staff who work tirelessly to make an impact on youth through community partnerships. The event also will recognize Dr. King, who has inspired students, parents, and educators, and honor the school’s 84 teachers and paraprofessionals during a school-wide assembly.
The event will feature remarks, followed by performances from the school’s vocal ensemble, and drill team. District and elected officials will present special awards to Dr. King, and to honored faculty members during the celebration.
WHO: L.A. Unified School Board President Steve Zimmer
L.A. Unified School Board Member Scott Schmerelson
L.A. Unified Superintendent Michelle King
L.A. Unified Chief Academic Officer Frances Gipson
L.A. Unified Local District Northeast Superintendent Linda Del Cueto
California State Assembly Member Adrin Nazarian
Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu
WHEN: Friday, May 26, 8:55 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Van Nuys Middle School, Mustang Courtyard
5435 Vesper Ave., Sherman Oaks 91345
Parking available in a lot accessible from Albers Street.