School Options Fair Des Moines - Parent Registration

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School Options Fair Des Moines - Parent Registration

Bring your family to this fun event designed to offer information on PK-12 education options available in the community

When and where

Date and time


Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center East 33rd Street Des Moines, IA 50317

Map and directions

How to get there

About this event

What will the school fair be like?

• Like a college fair, education providers will have a table display and parents will be able to visit tables and talk to PK-12 education providers. This is an informational event for parents exploring options

• There will be music, refreshments, and fun activities for kids to enjoy while their parents browse the event! Activities at the fair will include

  • Inflatable slide
  • Scavenger hunt with prizes
  • Iowa League of Heroes - superhero meet and greet from 1-3pm
  • Balloon artist
  • Photo booth
  • Door prizes

What is the purpose of the school fair?

• Provide information to parents on what educational options are available in their community

• Provide information to parents on what financial assistance may be available to help them access and afford nonpublic education options

• Provide information to parents on efforts being made to expand options for parents

• Provide a fun family event to celebrate National School Choice Week

What do parents need to do to participate?

• There is no charge to participate

• Register online at ahead of time or at the event.

• Bring your family and have a great time!