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Boys Preparatory Academy Students to Hear from Local Male Professionals

January 31st, 2013 Comments off

Who:
Boys Preparatory Academy students

What:
Men’s Inaugural Career Day

When:
Friday, February 1, 2013
7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where:
Boys Preparatory Academy
Franklin Middle Magnet School
3915 E. 21st Ave., Tampa

Why:
To expose the Franklin boys to men in various careers and to impart what it takes to become successful.

How:
Erich Wyckoff. M.D., assistant professor, Division of General OB/GYN, at the University of South Florida will launch the Men’s Inaugural Career Day by introducing students at the Boys Preparatory Academy to successful men from the legal, medical and service fields.  Dr. Wyckoff has modeled this event after the Women’s Symposium at Girls Preparatory Academy that was spearheaded by Catherine M. Lynch, M.D. associate vice president of Women’s Health and associate dean of General Obstetrics & Gynecology at USF, and wife of Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.

Dr. Wyckoff has arranged for men representing the fields of anesthesiology, cardiology, orthopedics, pediatrics, pharmacy, reconstructive surgery, and veterinary to represent the medical profession. In addition, the director of budget & neighborhood empowerment for the City of Tampa, several attorneys, and a representative from Tampa Fire Rescue will visit classrooms to speak about the secrets to their success and participate in Q & A sessions.

To learn more about the Boys Preparatory Academy, click here or call 813-744-8108 etx. 266.

ESE Students to Visit Aparicio-Levy Tomorrow

January 31st, 2013 Comments off

More than 100 Hillsborough County public school Exceptional Student Education (ESE) juniors and seniors will visit Aparicio-Levy Technical Center tomorrow, Friday, February 1, to learn about the center’s HiTEC programs and opportunities after graduating from high school.

The students will tour the campus, meet with HiTEC teachers in small groups, and participate in hands-on activities related to the center’s curriculum.  The center will highlight a sampling of their programs including child care, consumer electronics, electricity, information technology, transportation and logistics, and veterinary assisting.

The best time for media is 10 a.m.  Aparicio-Levy Technical Center is located at 10119 E. Ellicott St., Tampa.

School Board Workshop Scheduled

January 28th, 2013 Comments off

The Hillsborough County School Board will hold a workshop at 4 p.m. Thursday, January 31, to discuss Exceptional Student Education.

The workshop will be held in the Raymond O. Shelton School Administrative Center auditorium, 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.