ReassignmentsThe application window for the Second Semester of 2014-2015 school year is October 1-31, 2014. More info
International Baccalaureate (IB)
The IB K-12 Education Continuum is offered in each of the geographical areas of the School District of Palm Beach County. More Info
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Our department is committed to empowering and supporting students and their families in making informed, educational decisions leading to post secondary education and career options in order to compete in today’s technology-driven, global society.
Our vision is to graduate students prepared for the demands of the 21st century.
Students participating in Career Education programs in the School District of Palm Beach County will graduate with career training in high wage, high demand occupations as well as a set of strong workplace competencies that today’s workforce demands from its employees. Career Education provides a solid foundation to help build futures for students by integrating academic, critical thinking, technical and organizational skills that are relevant to the real world. Students will leave Career Education programs with the proper skills to make informed decisions for a future career. For more information please visit Career Education.
Quantum Foundation Approves $200,000 Grant for Healthcare Immersion Project for Students
The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. and the Department of Choice & Career Options are pleased to announce that the Quantum Foundation has approved a 3-year, $200,000.00 grant for a Healthcare Immersion Project focusing on preparing Medical Science Academy students to enter the healthcare workforce. Read More
International Baccalaureate Programs
Students participating in any of the four International Baccalaureate (IB) programs develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn, and work in a rapidly globalizing world. IB graduates are accepted into universities throughout the world and are prepared for success in any of their chosen careers. Critical and creative thinking are developed through student-centered learning experiences in all academic disciplines and the arts. IB students study an additional world language. All of the four IB programs are offered in the School District of Palm Beach County. These are:
Primary Years Programme (PYP) for students in Grades K-5
Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students in Grades 6-10
Diploma Programme (DP) for students in Grades 11-12
IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC) program designed for high school students who wish to participate in the IB Diploma Programme while also completing a Career Education pathway
For more information about IB programs, please visit www.ibo.org
For more information about the IB in Palm Beach County, please visit http://www.palmbeachschools.org/choiceprograms/ib-programs.asp.