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Atlantic Technical Center Ribbon Cutting Celebrates New Arthur Ashe, Jr. Campus

Monday, April 07, 2014
 WHO:              Atlantic Technical Center – Arthur Ashe, Jr. Branch Campus
WHAT:            Broward County Public Schools Atlantic Technical Center celebrates the opening of a new site – Arthur Ashe, Jr. Branch Campus. School Board members, along with District and school administrators will cut the ribbon to mark the official opening of the facility. This new location joins the growing family of Broward Technical Centers, which provide a wide range of educational opportunities for adults and secondary students.
WHEN:             Thursday, April 10, 2014, 8:30 a.m.
WHERE:          Atlantic Technical Center – Arthur Ashe, Jr. Branch Campus
                          1701 NW 23rd Avenue
                          Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
WHY:               In August 2013, Atlantic Technical Center and Technical High School opened the Arthur Ashe, Jr. Branch as an extension to its main campus in Coconut Creek. Course offerings include Applied Academics for Adult Education (AAAE); General Educational Development (GED®) preparation classes; English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL); career courses offered with industry certifications including Applied Information Technology/ Multimedia Systems; Automotive Service Technology (online through Sheridan Technical Center); Medical Administrative Specialist (Medical Secretary); and Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant).
The center’s programs can help graduates achieve higher earning power at an affordable cost. Students prepare for nationally recognized industry certifications in their program areas and may be awarded college credit by Broward College and other Florida State colleges toward an AS/AAS degree.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States, the second largest in the state of Florida and the largest fully accredited K-12 and adult school district in the nation. 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).