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New program for community development practitioners

New program for community development practitioners

Pinellas County, Florida -- The Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County is sponsoring a Community Real Estate Development program at the University of South Florida.

The program offers practical training for staff responsible for creating successful affordable housing and community based real estate development programs.

Local Host Families Needed for Visiting Takamatsu Students

Local Host Families Needed for Visiting Takamatsu Students

 

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Two high school juniors have been selected to represent St. Petersburg as student ambassadors for the annual Takamatsu cultural exchange program. The city's International Relations Committee announced that Katherine "KC" Shelton from Lakewood High School, and Tien Weber, St. Petersburg High School student in the International Baccalaureate program, will have the opportunity to travel to Takamatsu, Japan for several weeks this summer to learn first-hand about life in Japan and to share about life in Florida.

Teach job fair

Teach job fair

Pinellas County, Florida -- If you are a teacher interested in working in the Pinellas County area, the teacher job fair for Pinellas County is coming up. 

Public utilities career open house

Public utilities career open house

St. Petersburg, Florida -- As part of its Career Exploration Series, St. Petersburg College is hosting a job fair for those interested in the public utilities field on Tuesday, May 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Digitorium (Room UP160) at the St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus, 9200 113th St. N. in Seminole. 

Free online course preps for college

Free online course preps for college

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Saint Petersburg College is the first community college in the state to launch a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). 

On Wednesday, May 8, launched its free online course, Get Ready for College- Math, the first in a series of self-paced courses aimed at helping incoming students prepare for college. 

The goal of this class is to give potential sudents the help they need to improve their skills in math so that they can do well on the placememnt test or boost their confidence about returning to college. 

Paid legal internship for high school students

Paid legal internship for high school students

Clearwater, Florida -- Do you know a high school student who might be more motivated to attend college or do better in school if they could experience a quality mentor relationship this summer?

The Clearwater Bar Association is pleased to announce the 2013 Student Legal Intern Program. To qualify, students must live in or attend school in north Pinellas County and have completed 9th grade but not yet graduated from high school.

Largo High School is authorized to be an International Baccalaureate school

Largo High School is authorized to be an International Baccalaureate school

Largo, Florida -- Largo High School’s International Baccalaureate program received official authorization from the International Baccalaureate Organization today, an accomplishment that comes after a three-year planning and review process. The program is the Pinellas County School District’s third, joining Palm Harbor University High School and St. Petersburg High School.