Belle Glade Sun

District hosts first Haitian Citizens Academy Friday, Feb. 3

BOYNTON BEACH — The School District of Palm Beach County will host its first Haitian Citizens Academy on Friday, February 3, as part of its efforts to acquaint community leaders with all aspects of the District’s operations.

WHAT: Haitian Citizens Academy

WHEN: Friday, February 3, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Galaxy E3 Elementary School, 550 NW 4th Avenue, Boynton Beach

During the Citizens Academy, information will be shared with participants about the District that will give them the knowledge to better support education, and inform and motivate their respective communities for increased involvement in the academic achievement of all students.

The goal is to create engaged partnerships with informed stakeholders that will become more equipped as education advocates in the county for the benefit of their community and the community at large.

The Citizens Academy will cover several topics that will provide in-depth knowledge about the District and the schools’ academic functions and operations. They include:

• Overview of the School District
• Teaching and Learning/Adaptive Technology/Choice Programs
• Transportation
• Food Services Healthy Choices
• School Police/Safe Schools
• ESOL and Welcome Center

Community leaders can register for the academy by visiting:

For more information, contact Bito David, Engagement Specialist at or (561) 254-6043.