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CUSD's 2nd Annual Innovation Showcase
Posted 1/11/19

You’re invited to join us at our 2nd Annual CUSD Innovation Showcase, Wednesday, January 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Capistrano Valley High School’s “Cougar Mall” in Mission Viejo. See the attached flyer.


Come and learn about CUSD’s extraordinary educational programs, pathways, and choices for CUSD families. All families are welcome. Please spread the word to families with children ages one and up!


The event will include breakout sessions, school, and program highlights.


Attend Breakout Sessions (30 minutes each) - Spanish translation available:


Looking for resources for a student? Family Resource Center can help –– 6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Join this session to learn about the free Family Resource Center that can provide families and the community information about interventions, reference materials, online and in-person resources, and information to support the individual needs of every student!


Career Technical Education––Your Pathway to College and Career Success –– 6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Attend this informative session about the exciting career courses available throughout the district on middle and high school campuses. We offer pathways in 14 career areas with hundreds of hands-on classes and labs. Areas such as Engineering, Robotics, Aviation, Surgical Technology, Dental Assisting, Medical Careers, Sports Medicine, Video Production, Theatre Performer, and many, many others. Join us for a virtual tour!


Need help navigating your college and career options? Futureology can help –– 6:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Join this session to learn about a free CUSD service that helps families make informed choices by providing personalized guidance during the college and career planning process. Understand the types of counseling, workshops, and resources available to ALL CUSD students.


CUSD Schools and Programs to be Highlighted:


  • School of Choice Information 
  • Seven #CapoForward Schools and their programs (Del Obispo, Hidden Hills, Kinoshita, Lobo, Marblehead, RH Dana, and Wood Canyon) 
  • Preschool Programs/Early Childhood Development 
  • Tijeras Creek Elementary (STEM) 
  • Harold Ambuehl Elementary 
  • Wagon Wheel Elementary 
  • Carl Hankey K-8 IB Academy 
  • Capo Valley HS (Film, Robotics & Engineering) 
  • Dana Hills HS 
    • South Orange County School of the Arts (SOCSA) 
    • Health and Medical Occupations Academy (HMO) Program with Kaiser Permanente 
    • Monarch Beach Resort Culinary Arts Program
  • Full-day kindergarten programs: Meet with representatives from full-day kindergarten schools
  • Secondary Programs
  • Family Resource Center
  • Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)
  • CIF/Sports Information and Eligibility
  • Language Immersion Program Information
  • Futureology College and Career Counseling 
  • College and Career Advantage and Career Technical Education 
    • Middle School Career Technical Education Investigation Labs


We hope to see you on Wednesday, January 23. Please visit for more information on our showcase schools and programs.