Sandy Chambers-Collins
ESE Program Specialist at Orange County Public Schools
Last Updated:
August 01, 2020
Orlando, Florida, United States
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The vision of our strategic plan is "to be the top producer of successful students in the nation"​ OCPS is a powerful, positive force in the Central Florida economy. It is the second largest employer with o...
The vision of our strategic plan is "to be the top producer of successful students in the nation"​ OCPS is a powerful, positive force in the Central Florida economy. It is the second largest employer with over 22,000 employees and provides instruction to almost 175,000 students. Support from Orange County business partners, caring parents and community-minded citizens is evident by their participation: 47,800 registered volunteers who contribute more than 694,000 hours annually 3,500 school-business partnership agreements 38,905 PTA/PTSA members School Advisory Councils composed of community members, parents and school staff. Generous contributions afford many opportunities for our students. Volunteers and partners are always welcome. ----- Mid Florida Tech offers more than technologically advanced training in an impressive number of in-demand careers. Through mentorship by industry professionals and employment while in school, students are given the extra edge needed to make a successful career. Located in Orlando, Florida, Mid Florida Tech offers training in such fields as Agriculture, Architecture, Visual Communications, Hospitality and Tourism, Information Technology, Marketing, Sales, Public Service and Transportation. In addition, Mid Florida Tech provides adult training programs in basic skills and GED-prep. All of Mid Florida Tech’s classes use the most advanced technology and up-to-date work practices. Providing students with hands-on opportunities and interactions in their chosen field is a hallmark of a Mid Florida Tech education. Apprenticeship programs, for example, are offered in the technical and industrial fields and give students the opportunity to study and work in their field simultaneously, giving them the added experience needed to build a strong career. Students at Mid Florida Tech also benefit from having a committee of industry professionals assigned to them. This committee advises students about changes and practices in the workplace as well as the application process. In addition to the guidance provided by the professional committee, Mid Florida Tech offers career counseling and placement. Financial aid is offered through the standard grants and loans as well as other sources.
Location

445 West Amelia Street, Orlando, Florida, United States, 32801

Contact Number

(407) 317-3200

No. of Employees

14,000

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