Blaine County School District’s Latino Staff Advisory Committee will present the 3rd Annual Conferencia Educativa Para Padres/Education Conference for Parents. The event is free and open to all parents in Blaine County. Keynote speaker Sam Byrd will speak to parents about intercultural competence and including all voices in public education.  Sam Byrd is the director of Centro de Comunidad y Justicia in Boise, Idaho and is back by popular demand from Latino parents and staff for the third consecutive year.

Highlights: Presentations are Spanish with English interpretation. Free childcare is provided at the Blaine County Recreation District’s HUB. Free pizza and beverages are provided and attendees are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share. Cox Communications, the event sponsor, will hold a raffle for a Bluetooth speaker.  

The conference is the culmination of feedback from parents over the past five years who have asked for information in order to support student success in school.  The workshop will include a presentation by Sam Byrd, a break for dinner, and dialogue with parents, students and staff facilitated by Sam Byrd.

About the Blaine County School District:

The Blaine County School District (BCSD) serves approximately 3,400 students at its eight schools including a new STEAM school serving grades K-7, a dual immersion magnet school serving K-5, a comprehensive middle school and high school, as well as two neighborhood elementary schools, an alternative high school that is part of Big Picture Learning, and a rural K-12 school. With its mission of inspiring, engaging, educating, and empowering every student, BCSD is known for its award-winning arts programs, preschool and all-day kindergarten classes, advanced opportunities, diverse student body, dual-immersion language program and low student/teacher ratios. For more on the Blaine County School District, go to

Acerca del Distrito Escolar del Condado de Blaine:

El Distrito Escolar del Condado de Blaine (BCSD, por sus siglas en inglés) proporciona servicios a aproximadamente a 3,400 estudiantes en sus ocho escuelas, incluyendo una nueva escuela STEAM que presta servicios a los grados K-7, una escuela imán de doble inmersión que presta servicios de K a 5, una escuela intermedia y una secundaria integrales, así como dos escuelas primarias localizadas en sus vecindarios, una escuela secundaria alternativa que es parte del programa Big Picture Learning y una escuela rural K-12.  Con su misión de inspirar, involucrar, educar y capacitar a cada estudiante, BCSD es conocido por sus programas de artes que han obtenido diversos premios, el nivel preescolar y clases de kínder de día completo, oportunidades avanzadas, alumnado diverso, programa de doble inmersión y una proporción baja de alumnos por maestro.  Para mayor información referente al Distrito Escolar del Condado de Blaine, vaya a


  • Occurred Saturday, September 28th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm


BCSD Community Campus

1050 Fox Acres Road
Hailey, ID 83333