Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the Bronx Digital Education Summit on October 6, 2017, at Metropolitan College of New York’s Bronx Campus, 463 East 149th Street. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m.

The summit will focus on “Creating the 21st Century Classroom,” and will feature speakers from the worlds of technology, education, business, government and other sectors who will discuss the need to merge the classroom with the tech world in order to properly prepare students for the workforce.

More information on the summit, including a complete list of speakers and how to register, can be found at

“Preparing our students for the economy of the future requires synergy between our schools and our growing tech sector,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “This event will help my office and others develop a plan for greater collaboration between our schools and our employers, and I look forward to taking part in it.”

The Bronx Digital Education Summit is sponsored in part by Metropolitan College of New York, The Knowledge House and Per Scholas.