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CCISD hosting state of the district address

Posted at 7:45 AM, Oct 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-04 09:48:57-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Corpus Christi Education Foundation is hosting its annual state of the district luncheon for the Corpus Christi Independent School District on Tuesday afternoon.

We're told proceeds from the event benefit the foundation, which serves and supports CCISD students and educators through contributions and volunteer service.

Gina Prince Bryant, chair of CCEF, said this is one of the district's biggest fundraising events, and they are expecting 840 people to attend.

Superintendent Dr. Roland Hernandez will be giving the keynote address on how the district is doing.

Bryant said proceeds from this event provide students with innovative programming in the classrooms, including real-world, hands-on and unique educational experiences.

"You have to have integrative teaching to get the students interested in learning, so we are also excited to be making our making the delivery of those grants early December,” said Bryant.

The event is at the American Bank Center, and it starts today at 11:30 a.m. and goes until 1:00 p.m.