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BCPS to Hold Educational Re-Engagement Fair

Monday, July 07, 2014
 
“It’s Not Too Late to Graduate”
BCPS to Hold Educational Re-Engagement Fair
An innovative outreach event offering alternative routes to a high school diploma
 
WHO: 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Student Services Department and community members
 
WHAT: 
Educational Re-Engagement Fair – an outreach effort to help individuals of all ages who left school before earning a diploma. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments, door prizes and iPod giveaways will be provided. 
 
WHEN:  Saturday, August 23, 2014, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
 
WHERE:
Broward College – Central Campus, Building 19
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL 33314
 
WHY:  BCPS is hosting an Educational Re-Engagement Fair in an ongoing effort to help individuals who left high school before earning a diploma achieve this goal. With the theme, “It’s Not Too late To Graduate,” the program aims to assist individuals of all ages in meeting the requirements needed to receive their diplomas.
 
HOW: The fair will provide participants with valuable and relevant information about educational options and training opportunities that meet and fit their specific needs. Assistance, counseling and placement will focus on attaining a high school diploma or GED (General Equivalency Diploma) needed to connect with post-secondary opportunities. Attendees will be able to explore a variety of alternative and non-traditional education programs, including flexible schedules and online courses. Program staff and guidance counselors will be on hand to work with participants in making the best choices.
 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT
 
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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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 internationally recognized as one of the world’s largest fully accredited K-12 and adult school systems, a distinction held since 2006. BCPS has over 260,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 229 schools and education centers and 94 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 204 different countries and speak 130 different languages. For more information about BCPS, visit (browardschools.com), follow us on Twitter (@Browardschools) and like us on Facebook @ (facebook.com/browardschools).