CASPA Education Day05/02/2015 - 05/02/2015

CASPA 2015 Educational Day's theme is to uncover the spark within you. The silicon valley has the highest concentration of talents. Is it true that the children of talented people must also have special talents? The world advances rapidly. What kind of talents will be needed for a successful person in the future? Would it be interesting to find out what is the new definition for "talents"?

Do you know what kind of stress the silicon valley's children are facing? If finding out that ourselves or our children are not the best in certain areas, what kind of mind set should we have? CASPA, one of the most influential Bay Area Chinese associations, would like to take this opportunity to invite students, parents and educational experts to share their thoughts to help our children through hard times and succeed by building strong self-confidence as well as social and emotional well-being. This event will be helpful to all Bay area parents and students: "All roads lead to Rome!"


Date: May 2, 2015

Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Venue: AMD Auditorium, One AMD Place, Sunnyvale, CA 94088

Registration: Click here to Register

For security reasons, all high school students are required to show their student IDs, and all adults are required to show their government issued IDs. Any person without pre-registration will only be allowed to attend the event if there is empty spot and $10 entrance fee.

Waiver of Claim Form: Click here

Please download, print, sign, and bring this waiver form to the register table at the entrance prior to this event. This will speed up your sign-in process at the entrance.



  • Registration & Networking:

12:00-1:00pm: Registration

5:00-6:00pm: Ice Cream Social Hour

  • Education Symposium:

1:00pm-1:10pm: Welcome from CASPA's president

1:10pm-1:25pm: Welcome from AMD, Ruth Cotter, Corporate VP, AMD

1:30pm-2:00pm: Social and Emotional Well-being for K-12 Students

--Ken Dauber, Ph.D., Board Member, Palo Alto Unified School District

2:00pm-2:30pm: How to Aim Through College instead of Aim at College?

--Shin Wei, Founder & CEO, IvyMax Academy

          2:30pm-2:40pm: break

2:40pm-3:15pm: Broadcom Masters Program Introduction

--Paula Golden, President and Executive Director, Broadcom Foundation

--Holly Jackson, Broadcom Master Winner

3:15pm-3:25pm: break

3:25pm-4:05pm: Panel Session for high school students to share their summer experience

4:05pm-4:45pm: Panel Session (Parents, students & education advisors) to discuss "What makes you special and successful"

4:45pm-5:00pm: Closure

  • Hands-on Sessions for Grade 3-8 students (both sessions are identical):

12:50pm-2:30pm: Raspberry Pi Workshop Session I (Limited to first 72 students)

2:35pm-3:15pm: All students are encouraged to join the Education Symposium

3:15pm-4:45pm: Raspberry Pi Workshop Session II (Limited to first 72 students)

  • Seminar for High-School students:

1:00pm-2:00pm: Enable IoT: Introduction to Broadcom WICED (Limited to first 40 high school students).


我们湾区孩子又面临什么样的压力呢?如果我们发现自己不是班上或学校最好的,我们该有怎样的一个心态呢? 如果成绩平平又该有什么心态呢?求上进故然好;可是我们有必要把自己或是孩子们推入绝路吗?不是天生我才必有用吗?
湾区最有影响力的华人社团之一的华美半导体协会将针对湾区高中生的身心健康进行一个深入的探讨,特别邀请湾区”明星高中”的高中生、家长、老师和教育专家们,分享他们的心路历程,教孩子如何走出困境,赢得信心和取得成功。希望通过座谈会帮助湾区的孩子及家长们: 成功的路不止一条!