Get Ready for 2024 TechGateway Day on Thursday, February 15

Shining a Light on South Florida Technology Careers!
Get Ready for 2024 TechGateway Day on Thursday, February 15
– Media Are Invited to Cover this Event –

A map of a cityDescription automatically generatedBroward County Public Schools (BCPS) middle and high school students in Career, Technical Adult and Community Education (CTACE) classes will get a sneak peek at the many high-tech, high-demand and high-paying careers available in South Florida, thanks to TechGateway Day. The annual event takes place on Thursday, February 15, 2024, and is a partnership between BCPS and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. It is designed to inspire students to pursue technology careers in our area by introducing them to local industry leaders and showcasing how these businesses are shaping the future.

Among the companies participating in this year’s TechGateway Day are Stryker, Microsoft, UKG, LAN Infotech and Magic Leap.

Media interested in covering TechGateway Day are invited to visit Falcon Cove Middle School, located at 4251 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, FL 33332, from

10 – 11 a.m., on February 15. UKG leaders are planning a fun event for students.

In addition, to visually showcase the wide range of technology companies located in South Florida, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance is providing TechGateway Day maps for all the District’s middle and high school CTACE classes.

To learn more about TechGateway Day, visit techgateway.org.

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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
“Educating all students to reach their highest potential.”
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth-largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962, serving more than 251,000 students and approximately 110,000 adult learners in 239 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 87 charter schools. BCPS supports a diverse student population representing 177 different countries and speaking 153 languages. To connect with BCPS, visit browardschools.com, follow us on Twitter @browardschools, on Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, on Instagram @browardschoolsofficial, on YouTube at youtube.com/browardschoolsvideos and download the free BCPS mobile app at browardschools.com/MobileApp.

 

ABOUT THE ALLIANCE:
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance (www.gflalliance.org) is Broward County’s official public/private partnership for economic development. Its mission is to lead Broward County in building a stronger and more diverse economy by stimulating the creation of new jobs and capital investment while facilitating the growth and retention of businesses in Broward County.  Services offered by the Alliance include assistance with business relocation or expansion and site selection; incentive programs and information; market research; and serving as a liaison for workforce development between CareerSource Broward, educational institutions and the business community. To learn more, call (954) 524-3113.

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