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FAN’s CEO Interviewed for 2012 “American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen”

31 Aug

On August 29, Florida Afterschool Chief Executive Officer Larry Pintacuda  participated in “American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen”, a national public  initiative and television program. His topic was the positive impact on quality  afterschool programming as it relates to improved academic performance of
kids.

Armed with strong facts documenting the importance of afterschool  programs, Larry represented all the FAN Champions and Board Members in  expressing why these programs are crucial to the development of our children.  The program is scheduled to be aired during the week of September 22nd, and
Larry’s portion was 4-5 minutes.

FAN would like to thank Kim Kelling Engstrom, Director of Educational Services for WFSU TV and a FAN Champion, for  her efforts in getting represented in this wonderful program.  This is not the  first time Kim and WFSU TV has addressed and promoted the importance of  quality afterschool. It was her efforts that brought national television show  “Electric Company” to Florida to provide training for afterschool  practitioners.

The exact date and time the program will be aired will be  posted as soon as it is released.

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