Harvard Serves event: william turner technical arts high school
Join us for a community service volunteer event to participate in a panel discussion concerning college and career advice.
The Harvard Club of Miami and The Harvard Black Alumni Society of South Florida
Time: 8:45AM - 10:30AM
Where: William Turner Technical Arts H.S., 10151 N.W. 19th Avenue, Miami, FL 33147 Click here for directions
Please enter from 19th Avenue and park in the lot directly in front of the building’s main entrance. When you enter the building, please check in with the security at the front desk who will then direct you to Room 85.
The program will consist of a panel of up to four Harvard alumni who will engage in conversations with the students to talk about college, career paths and experiences. Topics covered during the panel usually include: What do the panelists do for a living? Did college prepare them properly for their chosen careers? How did they choose their careers? What was their major in college and did it change? Is there anything they wished they had done differently to prepare for college? How did they choose their college? Is there anything they wished they had done in high school that they didn’t do? What was the hardest thing about college? What did they enjoy or like the most about college? Questions from the students. The audience will consist of approximately 50 students, mostly eleventh and twelfth graders.
About William Turner Technical Arts High School:
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School was founded in 1993 as a "School of Choice" using the career academy model of school reform. The mission of Turner Tech is to equip our students with the academic and professional expertise necessary for success in a global society. The provides a rigorous curriculum that leads to high school graduation, college readiness, and industry certification for all students. Turner Tech is nationally recognized as a leader in the successful implementation of the Career Academy Model.
The population of the school reflects Miami's numerous diverse cultures and includes a large number of students whose home language is not English and “First Generation” to college students. The school is a public "School of Choice" drawing students from all areas of Miami-Dade County but mostly from the urban, northern part of the county. The percent of students receiving free or reduced lunch: 89.5%