MONTCLAIR, NJ - A mini-conference focused on what to do after high school, is set for January 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Montclair State University. The conference is geared toward helping teens and their parents.

Hosted by the Monclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE), the Life After High School Mini Conference will focus on providing some tools and inspiration for living life with confidence to try new things, take risks, and build support networks, according to event organizers.

Panelists will share their unique stories of how they found their passions, developed mentors, learned to network, picked themselves up from failure, and navigated the emotional transition to adulthood.

Sign Up for E-News

The event is free and open to any 8th through 12th graders and their caregivers. Students and caregivers can come together or alone, and separate workshops will be provided to both.

Workshop Leaders include Topaz Jones (Montclair High Schoolalum and rising rap star), Cynthia Walker (Founder and Executive Director at Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates - SOFIA), Helaina Altabef (Educator and Coach at Tame the Teen), Jeff Beck (Owner of East Side Mags), Tessa Vining (Psychotherapist at Mindsoother Therapy Center), Charles Rosen (Owner New Ark Farms & Jersey Cider Works), and many more.

For more information and to register, click here

Need transportation? 
Contact MFEE at 973 509 4021 or