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Hundreds of ‘Future Educators’ Visit Florida Tech Campus Friday, Dec. 4

Students Coming from 19
Middle and High Schools in Brevard

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s Department of Education and Interdisciplinary Science will host 250 middle and high school students from across Brevard County on Dec. 4 as Brevard Future Educators of America holds its annual conference on the university’s Melbourne campus.

This year’s theme is “Teach… it’s a choice and an adventure.”

From 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., students from 13 high schools and six middle schools will attend guest lectures and multiple breakout sessions by pre-service teachers from Florida Tech and the University of Central Florida.

Additionally, students will receive awards for the best student essay, chapter display, student lesson plan, chapter spirit and public service announcement.

Advance interviews with event organizers and Florida Tech student leaders can be arranged, and media access on Dec. 4 can be secured, by contacting Florida Tech News Bureau Chief Adam Lowenstein at adam@fit.edu or 321-674-8964.

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