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​BCPS Presents 2016 Community Involvement Awards – “Catch the Spirit”

Thursday, February 25, 2016
 
WHO:
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), School Board Members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Administrators, Staff, Volunteers, Mentors, Parents, Students, Partners and Community Organizations

WHAT:
2016 Community Involvement Awards (CIA) – “Catch the Spirit,” honoring BCPS outstanding volunteers, mentors, business partners and parent involvement initiatives.

WHEN:
Friday, February 26, 2016
Breakfast, 9 a.m.  
Program, 10 a.m.

WHERE:
Parker Playhouse
707 NE 8th Street
 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
                
WHY:
During the 2014/15 school year, more than 42,000 school volunteers of various ages, interests and backgrounds donated 473,967 documented hours to schools and students through the District. Using the nationally accepted dollar value for volunteer time, these hours equate to an estimated $10.9 million in services given to schools. The CIA event recognizes and rewards the efforts of the individuals and organizations that give so much to BCPS students and schools. The CIA event is a collaboration of the Public Information Office, the Office of Strategy and Continuous Improvement, and the Office of Student Support Initiatives. To learn more, visit browardschools.com/cia.

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
 
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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE - Established 1915
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 265,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 238 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 103 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 208 different countries and speak 181 different languages. For more information about BCPS and the Centennial Celebration, visit browardschools.com, follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools, like BCPS on Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.