The 2018 Education Fair will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, at the Hawai'i Convention Center, in room 316ABC.
The HAIS Education Fair offers a line-up of independent schools, exhibitors, guest speakers and keiki activities, giving parents a unique and free opportunity to have all their education questions answered in a central location.
All About the SSAT admission test (for students applying to grades 4-12) and the new Character Skills Snapshot
Time: 10:00, 11:00, & 1:00
This is a great opportunity to hear from EMA -- the creator of both the SSAT and the Character Skills Snapshot. The session will cover test content as well as advice on preparation.
Aimee Gruber, Enrollment Management Association (EMA)
Using the SAO to apply to schools (for students applying to grades Pre-K-12)
Time: 10:30, 12:00, 1:30
Families can use just ONE application to apply to many HAIS schools using the SAO. There is no need to fill out different applications for different schools! This session will help you understand the application process and how to get started using the SAO.
Kate Auger-Campbell, Enrollment Management Association (EMA) & Phil Bossert, Executive Director (HAIS)
Kindergarten & Elementary School Admission
Time: 10:00 & 12:00
This session will help parents better understand the choices they have for their children, when it comes to applying to private schools. The session will address considering the best fit for your child, as well as how to prepare for the process.
Deanna D'Olier, Associate Director (HAIS)
Financing an Independent School Education
Time: 11:00 & 1:00
Affording private schools can be expensive, but there are ways to help finance it. This session will explore how families can finance a private school education.
Alisa Evans, Director, Business Development (School and Student Services)
- Meet preschool through high school admissions teams
- Inquire about entry requirements
- Learn about affording private school
- Informative breakout sessions
- Keiki activities and crafts
- Mini-Maker Space
- Gardening Activity
- 3D Fab Lab
- Taiko Drumming
- Keiki Id
- And more!
For more information, please call 808-973-1540.