Tom Konjoyan, Head of School at Village Christian Schools — The Path to Higher Ed Episode 1

The Path to Higher Ed is a SchooLinks hosted podcast community that explores trending topics and issues in the area of college and career readiness. Our featured guests are pushing education forward by constantly learning from, innovating and applying their college and career readiness practices. Listen to gain their insights and apply them to your own college and career readiness practices.

Today we’re speaking with Tom Konjoyan, the head of a school with a 95% 4 year college going rate. He talks about how his school gives students 6 “concentrations”, starting in 9th grade, to help hone their passions and curricular activities to get them into the right colleges.

About Tom

Tom Konjoyan is the Head of School at Village Christian Schools in LA. Since 2010, he’s been passionately leading the school and encouraging students to become the best they can be.

About the School

Village Christian School (VCS) is a private, Christian, K-12 school located in Sun Valley, California, a part of the City of Los Angeles. Founded in 1949, the school has 60+ years of being considered one of the largest and most prominent Christian schools in the country. Their new goal is to also be the most innovative Christian school in the United States.

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