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Theme: "Let It Be Me"

This event occurred on
December 8, 2012
8:00am - 4:30pm PST
(UTC -8hrs)
Encinitas, California
United States

TEDxVillageGate is being organized by Village Gate Children’s Academy -- an innovative Montessori school for children grades K-7 in Encinitas, north of San Diego. The full-day event will be held on December 8, 2012 in the auditorium of the Seaside Center for Spiritual Life, right next to the school.

The theme of TEDxVillageGate is “Let It Be Me.” Inspired by the school’s mission to educate children as creative thinkers, problem-solvers and contributing community members, “let it be me” is a call to personal and community action. Rather than waiting for an unknown “them” to fix things and create a better world, we must rise to the knowledge that “them” is “me.”

The conference will include four thematic sessions:

● Changing the Face of Education

● Creating Momentum Through Innovation

● Making Connections to Build Community

● Hailing the Heroes of Tomorrow (which will feature youth speakers)

Each session will feature approximately six inspiring speakers, and a healthy lunch will be provided to all attendees.

Seaside Center for Spiritual Living
1613 Lake Drive
Encinitas, California, 92024
United States
Event type:
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Organizing team


  • Bobbi Cecio
  • Megan Kajitani
    Advertising & PR
  • Krishna Kabras
    Speaker Coordinator
  • Jackie Campbell
    Volunteer Coordinator
  • Andria Chandler
  • Jennifer Richards
  • Jennifer Busick
  • Jennifer Blackman
  • Lorin Beller
    Committee Member
  • Kathy Stenger
    Community Coordinator