Chester County Student Forum
The Chester County Student Forum exists to strengthen bonds between Chester County high schools and the community and to foster student leadership. These goals are met in the following ways:
Who is the Chester County Student Forum?The Chester County Student Forum is comprised of student leaders from Chester County's public, private, and non-public high schools. Students are selected to become members of the Forum by their school's Student Forum faculty advisor.What does the Student Forum do?
- Through volunteer and community service projects
- Discussion and exchange of ideas at meetings
- Interaction with students from different high schools across the county
- The formation of connections between students and administrators
Members of the Forum meet monthly to discuss current issues which are of interest to them and which confront their age group. In addition, members participate in a variety of community service projects.Most recently, the Student Forum has volunteered at the Chester County Food Bank, the Barn at Spring Brook Farm, and the Salvation Army. They have also raised funds and donations for the Joy of Sox, Alex's Lemonade Stand and the Chester County Food Bank.If your organization is interested in Student Forum volunteers, please contact Kathy Gurnee at KathyG@cciu.org or 484-237-5098.Who organizes the Student Forum?The Student Forum is organized by the Chester County Intermediate Unit. The monthly meetings of the Forum are held at the intermediate unit located at 455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA 19335.
How does a school join the Student Forum?
Schools may register their students' participation by contacting Kathy Gurnee at KathyG@cciu.org or 484-237-5098 or by completing the form found here by Friday, September 27, 2019.2019-2020 Meeting ScheduleFriday, October 18, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at CCIU Educational Services CenterFriday, November 15, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at CCIU Educational Services CenterMonday, December 16, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at CCIU Educational Services CenterFriday, January 31, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at CCIU Educational Services Center (rescheduled from January 16)Wednesday, February 12, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at CCIU Educational Services CenterWednesday, March 25, 10 a.m. – 12:00 noon via Zoom (link sent in e-mail to students and advisors)Friday, April 17, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. via Zoom (link sent in e-mail to students and advisors)Wednesday, May 27 - Last meeting and elections for next year - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (via Zoom)For more information, contact Kathy Gurnee at KathyG@cciu.org or 484-237-5098.
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