Middle and High School Student Diversity Leadership Conference

April 10, 2019  8am to 1:30pm

Paducah, KY

The Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc. will host The Annual Regional Diversity Middle School & High School Student Education & Leadership Conference (Grades 8-12) on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.  The conference will be held at West Kentucky Community & Technical College Emerging Technology Center which is located at 4810 Alben Barkley Drive in Paducah, Kentucky.  The conference will begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at 1:30 p.m.  The event will start with a continental breakfast from 8:00 a.m. until 8:45 a.m.  The first break sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m.  The second breakout sessions will begin at 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.  The event luncheon will begin at 12:00 p.m. and conclude at 1:30 p.m.  We are hosting the conference to assist school districts with reducing barriers to learning, closing achievement gaps, enhance leadership skills, build character, promote career and college readiness and cultural empowerment. Conference serves all West Kentucky High Schools and Middle Schools. 

We are expecting a significant number of students and educators to attend the conference.  The Conference serves all Western Kentucky School Districts.  We are asking School District Superintendents, School Principals, School Counselors and Youth Service Center Coordinators to register students attend the conference.  The conference will offer middle and high school students an excellent opportunity for educational, cultural, social leadership development, as well as networking and training to all of those in attendance.  Highlights of the conference include state and regionally recognized education speakers from across Indiana, Kentucky & Tennessee.     


Workshops Topics Include:

Why Is Education Important

Developing Effective Communication Skills

Importance of Reflecting a Positive Self Image                    

Overcoming Obstacles    

Importance of Good Character   

Strategies to Enhance Student Teacher Relationships

Career and College Readiness

Financial Literacy

Becoming an Effective Leader

Cultural Empowerment

Preparing for Your Future

Financing Your College Education

In addition, you will not want to miss the regional college fair and other conference activities. We are

confident that the Diversity Middle & High School Student Education & Leadership Conference will be

informative, educational and enjoyable and that you will leave energized to enhance diversity in education

and to improve the quality of life for all students.  

We look forward to your participation.  Please do not hesitate to make your reservations today.  The only

thing that could be missing from this historical event is you…

Thank you in advance for your attendance and continued support.