Arlington Foundation for Excellence in Education

" Serving the Community through Scholarship & Service "

Yes! Summit

The Xi Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., in partnership with the Arlington Foundation for Excellence in Education will host its 13th Annual Youth Education Success (YES!) Summit on October 21, 2017 at the University of Texas at Arlington.    

This unique, complimentary, teen-focused summit provides valuable educational workshops and resources to over 300 youth and over 100 parents in and around the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex. YES Summit will address today’s growing need for life skills, STEM career awareness, and educational preparedness. 

In its 13th year, the YES Summit is a conference for students in grades 7-12 that provides them with an opportunity to network with their peers, and attend a variety of workshops on leadership and self-sufficiency for academic and personal success. The 2017 Summit will feature a motivational speaker, valuable workshops, and exhibitors. A unique feature of the YES Summit is to provide education workshops and resources to parents to encourage them to become more involved in their students’ education. Potential workshop topics for the 2017 YES Summit include STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) awareness and education, college preparation, self-development, importance of choices, topics on transition into adulthood, career goals and much, much more!   

Attendees can attend this complimentary event and also receive breakfast, lunch, and wonderful and exciting giveaways.  The Family Expo is for the Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex youth with the goal to inspire and for imagine the possibilities.  

We invite you to participate as a participant, sponsor, or vendor!  Registration is now available!

For more information, contact:

Carisma Ramsey (Chairman) at [email protected] 

Natalie Freeman (Co-Chairman) at [email protected]

YES! Summit Registration Chairman: MarQuetta Clayton
Phone: (214) 498-3900
[email protected]