Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Aeronautics Academy Tour to Precede Pasco Legislative Delegation Meeting

Who:  Pasco County Legislative Delegation, Pasco County School Board members, Superintendent Kurt Browning, and Sunlake High School staff and students

What:  Tampa Bay Regional Aeronautics Academy at Sunlake High School Tour

When:  11 a.m. Tuesday, September 29

Where:  Sunlake High School, 3023 Sunlake Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes

Why:  To showcase the Tampa Bay Regional Aeronautics Academy at Sunlake High School to the Pasco County Legislative Delegation before the annual Delegation public meeting. This tour will provide valuable insight to legislators who, in the 2014 and 2015 Legislative Sessions, authorized funding to create a regional aeronautics academy program based in Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties. The delegation meeting will begin at 1 p.m.

How:  Attendees will tour the facilities, hear staff and student perspectives, and experience the technology that powers this innovative program. Staff will explain how Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s curriculum, combined with simulation and other innovative technologies, create expertise in a growing number of college majors and career fields. Academy students plan to demonstrate their everyday lessons to those in attendance.