Palm Beach Relocation Guide

SPR-SUM 2016

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46 P A L M B E A C H R E L O C A T I O N G U I D E – S P R I N G | S U M M E R 2 0 1 6 E D U C A T I O N I N P A L M B E A C H to improve student performance. The Foun- dation serves as the catalyst that promotes excellence for Florida's public PreK-12 education by fostering the development of community and private sector resources. Florida Prepaid College Plans www.myfloridaprepaid.com With a Florida Prepaid College Plan, you lock-in today's plan prices and help provide your child with an opportunity-filled future that comes with a college education. The Florida Prepaid College Board offers four affordable Prepaid Plan options that allow families to prepay the cost of college tuition, most required fees, and dormitory housing. What you pay now is guaranteed, no matter how much college costs increase in the future. In addition to the Prepaid Plans, families may also purchase a Univer- sity Dormitory Plan for on-campus housing expenses. The Florida Prepaid College Plan was introduced in 1988 and is the largest prepaid college plan in the country. Families have purchased more than 1.4 million Florida Prepaid College Plans since the inception of the program. Medical Assistant Degrees www.medicalassistantdegrees.net Meical Aissistant Degrees provides details about medical assistant programs at schools in every state (including Florida: www.medicalassistantdegrees.net/states/ florida/). It also offers tips on pursuing a medical assisting career, with information on how to become certified, different types of jobs and salary expectations. Most Affordable Online Colleges with Quality Programs www.affordablecollegesonline.org/ cheap-online-colleges Affordable Colleges Foundation began in 2011 to provide quality data and informa- tion about pursuing an affordable higher education. This comprehensive website provides information of the 46 Most Afford- able Online Colleges for 2014-15, a detailed breakdown of accreditation, what it is and why it's important, not-for-profit vs for-profit schools - what's the difference?, and the importance of reputation with employers. MyCareerShines www.floridashines.org/partners/ mycareershines-implementation/ MyCareerShines is a comprehensive online education and career planning system designed to help Floridians succeed in the increasingly competitive global economy. When fully implemented, students and adults will have the tools to assess their interests and skills, explore careers, plan for education, prepare for work and find jobs. Palm Beach County Public School Showcase www.palmbeachschools.org/showcase/ This Virtual Tour of the county's public schools provides a wealth of information about each individual public school, demo- graphics, mapping, statistics, graduation rates, matriculation rates, and other useful data. Palm Beach County School District Choice Programs www.palmbeachschools.org/choicepro- grams/index.asp Spirit-centered community welcoming families of all faiths • Need-based f nancial assistance available • Complimentary bus service from/to Northern, Southern, & Western Palm Beach County 807 North Flagler Drive | West Palm Beach, FL 33401 | 561.345.3106 | w w w.rosarian.org Rosarian Academy A Founda tion for Li fe Early Childhood - Grade 8 Est. 1925 Palm Beach County is home to some of the most highly rated private and parochial schools in the United States, offering everything from early childhood care through nationally recognized college preparatory high schools. " "

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