Teachers on Tour

On August 15th, Interim Board Chair Steve Wasserman took three busloads of teachers, schools administrators, and staff members to companies and manufacturing plants to provide insight into the skills that students need. Teachers saw first-hand what is needed to align their classroom curriculum with the world of work. They visited: Sonny’s Enterprises, largest car wash manufacturer in the United States; City Furniture, one million square foot corporate headquarters and distribution center; Sprout Loud and Rex 3, largest commercial printer in South Florida - high growth internet company; Marine Association of South Florida (MASF), 7 billion dollar industry in South Florida - Tour of Roscioli and Water Taxi on New River (view existing working Marinas); Mario Portillo-Actavis (soon to be Teva), largest generic drug manufacturer in the world; Broward Health- Cora E. Braynon Family Center, health care professions.