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Integrated Career and Academic Networks

  • The Integrated Career Academic Networks (iCAN) magnet program is new kind of magnet, where every student is involved. Students enroll in an academy of their chooing, and will participate in project-based and blended learning, develop workplace and technology skills, and engage in mentoring by a network of advisors from business industries and postsecondary institutions.

  • New River Middle School

    With a focus on marine theme, New River Middle school offers students hands-on experiences with marine science, engineering, and arts. Students benefit from partnerships with local and global marine organizations, fully-equipped engineering and robotics labs, and opportunites for advanced coursework on high school campuses.

    New River Middle School
    3100 Riverland Road
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

    Academies offered: 

    • Marine & Biomedical Sciences Academy
    • Arts & Humanities Academy
    • Engineering & Industry Construction Academy
    • Business, Finance, & Entrepreneurship Academy

  • Olsen Middle School

    Olsen fulfills it's motto of "Excellence for every student, every day" by offering five academies for students. Academies focus on blending core academics and real-world applications to create meaningful student experiences. Student's have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of establishing and running a real business, create music and videos used throughout the school, and build and operate marine remote-operated vehicles. Connections with local businesses and education partnerships encourage academic excellence and student enagement. 

    Olsen Middle School
    330 SE 11th Terrace

    Dania, FL 33004

    Academies offered: 

    • Business
    • Media & Music Conservation
    • Education
    • Hospitality & Tourism
    • Robotics & Marine Science

  • Pompano Beach Middle School

    Pompano Beach Middle School
    310 NE Sixth Steet

    Pompano Beach, FL 33060

    Academies offered: 

    • Arts & Humanities
    • Business
    • Robotics and Engineering
    • Health and Wellness

Contact Information

  • Innovative Programs

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-2070

    Fax: 754-321-2718

    TTL: --

    Phone: --

    Dr. Shernette Grant


  • Did you know?

    Unlike traditional magnet programs, all students attending an iCAN school participate in an academy of their choosing.

    Select academies have no academic admission requirements. Contact the school directly to learn more.