Second Annual school choice expo announced for Moore County

RALEIGH — The Moore County School Choice Expo and Education Summit has announced the date for an upcoming free school options event which will take place during National School Choice Week.

The Second Annual Moore County School Choice Expo will be held on Saturday, January 28, from 1-5 pm in the Dempsey Student Center on the campus of Sandhills Community College. 

The event, which is the second annual offering by the Moore County School Choice Expo, will feature exhibits and informational sessions from public, charter, online, and private schools, as well as home education groups. 

Additionally, education service and resource providers are slated to exhibit at the expo, including representatives from Sandhills Community College’s Promise Program, Classical Conversations, Liberty University Online Academy, Fellowship Christian Academy, Sandhills Classical Christian School, as well as a number of other organizations.

There will be question-and-answer break-out sessions regarding a variety of topics, according to a press release by Moore County School Choice Expo.

A wide variety of information will be on hand for parents interested in the various school choice options in Moore County. Additionally, parents and students will be able to meet and talk with representatives exhibiting at the expo. 

More information can be found on the Moore County School Choice Expo Facebook page:

The group’s first expo was held in May 2022 with the goal of bringing “education providers and parents under one roof so that parents can learn about the variety of educational options in our county.”

One of the expo’s lead organizers is Caroline Kelly, who grew up in the United Kingdom but whose husband’s family is from Moore County. The couple decided to retire to Moore County in 2012. The Kelly’s have grandchildren who attend Wake County public schools.

By A.P. Dillon

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