Palm Bay Magnet High and Florida Tech unveil dualenrollment program

Palm Bay Magnet High and Florida Tech unveil dual-enrollment program

BPS News

 

Palm Bay Magnet High and Florida Tech unveil dual-enrollment program

 

VIERA, Florida – Today, Palm Bay Magnet High and Florida Institute of Technology announced their exclusive dual-enrollment program, the Pirates to Panthers (P2P) Academy.

 

Through the dual-enrollment program, students will attend classes at Florida Tech’s campus and earn college credits at no-cost to the student. Academy courses will begin being offered during the 2018-2019 school year. The program is designed to prepare students for success in industries unique to the Space Coast.

 

To watch the announcement event, click here.

 

 Announcement

 

To hear more thoughts from BPS and Florida Tech leaders about the P2P Academy, click here.

 

Academy

 

 

All incoming and current Brevard Public Schools’ high school students are welcome to apply. Students can take courses in many subjects such as engineering, robotics, game design, computer programming and bioscience. If a student earns a grade of B or higher in two of the P2P courses, they will be accepted into Florida Tech after graduating high school, if they wish to continue their education at the university.

 

To participate, students need to submit an application package and non-zoned students must also complete an Educational Program Opportunity application. For details about the application and requirements, reach out to the contacts listed below or visit www.fit.edu/dual-enrollment

 

An information night is planned for April 12 at 6 p.m. at Palm Bay Magnet High’s auditorium. The school is located at 101 Pirate Lane, Melbourne, FL 32901.

 

For more information, contact:

 

Palm Bay Magnet High

 

Keith Schachter

P2P Academy Coordinator

Schachter.Keith@brevardschools.org

321-952-5900 (ext. 3012)

 

Stefany Colona

P2P Academy Guidance Director

Colona.Stefany@brevardschools.org

321.952.5900 (ext. 2009)

 

Florida Institute of Technology

 

Office of Undergraduate Admission

admission@fit.edu

321-674-8030

www.fit.edu

 

Contact:

Matt Reed, assistant superintendent/PIO

321-633-1000, ext. 796

Reed.matthew@brevardschools.org