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Educator's Dedication Stems From Love of Flying

Virginia Knudsen fell in love with aviation at an early age, when her father took her to LaGuardia Airport to watch the planes take off. While growing up, her passion for flight never waned and she was eventually able to combine that love with her enthusiasm for teaching. For the past 12 years, Knudsen has been working as a science teacher at a variety of South Florida schools while also serving as the squadron commander for the Civil Air Patrol, an after-school program that teaches students leadership skills and aerospace topics.

2012-13 Student Reassignment Deadline (June 15th)

The 2012-2013 student reassignment window will be closing on June 15th. If you wish to apply for a reassignment for your child please complete an online application before the June 15th deadline. If you are unable to complete the online application you must mail or drop off your application to the Innovative Programs Office at 600 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale FL 33301. All mailed applications must be postmarked on or before June 15th to be accepted. Faxed applications WILL NOT be processed.

The 2012-2013 Reassignment Application Window (May 1st – June 15th)

Reassignment applications for the 2012-2013 school year will be accepted between May 1st – June 15th. No applications will be accepted after the June 15th deadline. Please review all information related to the reassignment process prior to submitting an application. This includes: the reassignment overview, frequently asked questions, and schools available for reassignment; all of which can be accessed under the “Reassignments” tab on the Innovative Programs website at

View/Change Application

You may now track the status and make changes to your child’s application! Activating this feature is fast and simple. Just log on to Parent View, then enter your confirmation number and the student identification number for your child. Changes to the application will be accepted until the deadline date of February 15, 2012. Notification of your child’s application status can be accessed by following the same process.