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BCPS Kicks Off Partnership with the FBI for a New Cyber/STEM Program

Monday, January 29, 2018
 

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WHO:
School Board Members; Superintendent Robert W. Runcie; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agents; District and School Administrators, Cypress Bay High School Students and Parents.

WHAT:
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is holding a kickoff event celebrating a new partnership with the FBI to create a FBI Cyber/STEM Program. The program will be piloted in the 2018/19 school year at Cypress Bay High School, with a goal of expanding to additional schools in the future. BCPS is the first school district in Florida and the second in the nation to partner with the FBI for this high-tech program.

WHEN:
Wednesday, February 31, 2018, 6 p.m.

WHERE:
Cypress Bay High School Media Center (The Wave)
18600 Vista Park Boulevard
Weston, Florida 33332

The FBI Cyber/STEM Program is designed for students who have a strong interest in learning about and pursuing careers in the cyber field. Students will have the opportunity to discover the importance of STEM across a wide spectrum of cyber security STEM disciplines. BCPS students who complete the specific FBI Cyber/STEM Program requirements will receive a FBI Cyber/STEM Certificate and commencement cord upon graduation.

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.

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