Middle School Program Themes Header

Government and International Affairs Magnet Programs

  • Pre-Law and Public Affairs

    The program offers career exploration for future attorneys, law enforcement officers, and public officials. Students are exposed to real-world experiences in the field of law, criminal justice, and public affairs.The Pre-Law and Public Affairs Program is designed for students who are interested in careers in law, criminal justice, legal office service, and public affairs including teacher education. Students have easy access to the federal district courthouse, circuit courts, city council chambers, legal offices, the Broward Sheriff’s Office, police departments and governmental agencies. Online research, mock trials in the school’s own courtroom, and participation as Ghost Jurists in district court proceedings are just a few highlights of this program. Students are exposed to a broad range of law-related issues by teachers, as well as guest speakers and field trips. Community partnerships create outstanding school-to-work experiences for all students.


    Fort Lauderdale High School
    1600 NE Fourth Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305

    William Dandy Middle School
    2400 NW 26th Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

Contact Information

  • Applied Learning

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-2070

    Fax: 754-321-2718

    TTL: --

    Phone: --

    Susan Cantrick