Family Engagement

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For many students, attending a two- or four-year college, university, or vocational school is a crucial next step on their path to fulfilling their career and life dreams. If you want to help your child meet their higher education goals, join us on our annual College Tours for Families, April 11 - April 27.

Tacoma Public Schools’ Community Partnership Office sponsors tours of seven outstanding local colleges. Each visit includes a customized tour and presentation from college staff on the admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, and college life unique to each school.


Tour Schedule

Virtual Events

  • Bates Technical College and Clover Park Technical College – Tuesday, April 11th – 6:30 p.m.

In-Person Events

  • University of Puget Sound – Tuesday, April 18 – 6:15 p.m.
  • Evergreen College - Tacoma – Thursday, April 20 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Pacific Lutheran University – Monday, April 24 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Tacoma Community College – Tuesday, April 25 – 6:30 p.m.
  • University of Washington - Tacoma – Thursday, April 27 – 6:15 p.m.

Please complete one (1) registration form for all adults and children who will be attending together.

Questions? Email us at communitypartnership@Tacoma.K12.Wa.US

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Event will focus on educating the community on the importance of financial literacy, provide information about financial literacy education standards, and resources to support ongoing financial wellness and sustainability. Guests will choose from a variety of breakout sessions based on their interests. 

Register for FREE!

Saturday, April 15 

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Check-in: 10:45 a.m. 

Baker Middle School 

8001 S. J St., Tacoma 

K-8 must be with an adult 

Hosted in Partnership with Tacoma Public Schools’ Academic Equity & Community Partnership offices to provide community engagement and Financial Education for students and families.