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Junior High / Middle School


The following promising practices transition sites serve students at the Junior High (7th through 9th grade) or Middle School (6th through 8th grade) level:

Broward County

Culinary Arts Program
   Pompano Substance Abuse Treatment Center
   3090 Powerline Road
   Pompano Beach, FL 33029
     Nancy Russo, Ph.D.
The Pompano Substance Abuse Treatment Center is a moderate risk Department of Juvenile Justice residential treatment facility for boys ages 13-18. Students participating in the Culinary Arts program learn meal planning, kitchen operation, table setting etiquette, food serving, portion control, cooking and baking, plate garnishing, and how to work together as a productive team. Program participants will also earn a Safe Serve Food Handling Certificate.

Miami-Dade County

Quest Program for Students with Emotional Behavioral Disorders
Career and education/training exploration
   Howard A. Doolin Middle School
   6401 SW 152nd Avenue
   Miami, FL 33193
     Heather Silva and Allison Balladares and
Students explore career and education/training options through hands-on learning and community field trips.


Project 10: Transition Education Network
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
529 1st Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701