BCSD Unveils “Tree of Knowledge”

October 28, 2016 – The Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) Education Foundation held a special event this week to unveil the “Tree of Knowledge,” a fundraising project to benefit teacher and technology grants.

The event took place in the main lobby of the Education Center on 1300 Baker St.  The “Tree of Knowledge” display is featured on the front wall of the lobby and includes several multi-colored leaves and rocks where the names of the donors are permanently engraved.  The donations received through the project will help enhance the learning experience of students in the BCSD.

Several Board of Education members, BCSD Administrators, Ed Foundation Directors and Community members were in attendance.  President of the Education Foundation Donald Vereen welcomed attendees and stated, “What we are trying to do is create something for the community to be involved in, to enhance education.”

For more information about the “Tree of Knowledge” click HERE.

For more information on the unveiling event, click HERE to see the featured story by 23ABC.

Michael Stone, coordinator of Visual and Performing Arts, welcomes the events attendees

Michael Stone, coordinator of Visual & Performing Arts, welcomes the events attendees.

Teacher Karen Nguyen explains how donations and funds will improve the classroom experience.

Teacher Karen Nguyen explains how donations and funds will improve the classroom experience.

The "Tree of Knowledge" is unveiled.

The “Tree of Knowledge” is unveiled.

Attendees show appreciation to donors and partners.

Attendees show appreciation to donors and partners.

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