Several people and organizations who are leaders in the educational community will be honored with the San Diego County Office of Education’s Lighthouse Awards this week.
The SDCOE will bestow the annual awards during a virtual 2021 Equity Conference from Tuesday to Friday. The awards honor those who are “beacons” leading others to increase diversity, equity and inclusion.
Receiving awards are:
Cox Communications, Equity Champion, Organization: The company’s Connect2Compete broadband program is a low-cost internet service for students and families in need. The service includes initial free months, and helps students do virtual learning while schools are closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Cox also teamed with SDCOE, Computers 2 Kids San Diego, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and San Diego Councilman Chris Cate, District 6, in the Meet the Need computer drive to…