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Friday, February 01, 2013

FCPS Partners with Tysons Regional Chamber for Job Shadow Program

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) has partnered with the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce to sponsor a job shadow program for high schools within the chamber’s district including Madison, Marshall, and Oakton High Schools as well as Marshall Academy. During January and February, students will shadow professionals in various fields including business management, operations, cosmetology, information technology, and finance.

Fairfax Public Access television will air a segment on the job shadow program on Vienna Tysons TV featuring students who shadowed with Dominion Power and Vital Edge Solutions. The segment will air on Saturday, February 2,at 9:30 p.m., Sunday, February 3, at 6 a.m., and Wednesday, February 6, at 6:30 p.m. on Channel 10 in Fairfax County on Cox and Verizon, and on Comcast in Reston only.

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Note: For more information, contact Shelli Carpenter, Marshall Academy career experience specialist, at smcarpenter@fcps.edu or 703-714-5581 or Lisa Huffman, Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce President, at 703-281-1333.