Associaton of African American Educators
in partnership with
The University of San Diego, School of Leadership and Education Sciences – SOLES
Strategizing for Student Success: Making the Case for Black Students
University of San Diego (USD)
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
Friday, March 9, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 10, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Registration Period ( - :
Attire: Awards and 35th Anniversary Dinner Only: $60.00 (Individual tickets or tables can be purchased by clicking the community link below.) Business or African
Print a copy of the School District Registration form to be submitted to your school accounting office.
Ms. Margaret Fortune
CEO and President of Fortune School
Margaret is the President and CEO of Fortune School. The K-12 school system is focused on closing the African American achievement gap, preparing scholars for college starting in Kindergarten. Margaret Fortune has founded seven schools (two K-8 campuses, three K-5 campuses, one 6-8 middle school and one Early College High School) with combined enrollment of 1723 students. Fortune has approval to open three more schools. Fortune also operates a graduate school of education, credentialing teachers and principals with a focus on charter school leadership.
A graduate of UC Berkeley and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Fortune served as an education advisor to two California Governors. Fortune is a Trustee Emerita of the California State University.