"I was concerned about providing the same quality of education for my children when we moved to Florida. Right in Palm Beach, I found Palm Beach Day Academy that provides students an educational experience comparable to the finest New York city schools…only with better weather."John Cohlan, CEO, Margaritaville
"Our ability to grow Palm Beach County's economy rests squarely on the shoulders of our K-20 education system. We take seriously our role to drive excellence in our students to ensure that we have the necessary talent base to entice and grow opportunity." Don Kiselewski, Director of External Affairs, Florida Power & Light
“NCCI is a highly technical, detail-oriented organization and we require a well-educated, skilled professional work force to fulfill our mission. We have successfully operated in Boca for more than 25 years, after relocating our headquarters from Manhattan, and we are very pleased with the quality and diversity of the available talent pool in South Florida.
"NCCI enjoys great relationships with local colleges and universities. Our annual college intern program introduces students to the real-world business environment, while allowing NCCI to identify potential employees—especially in the IT and actuarial services areas.”
Steve Klingel, Former President & CEO NCCI
"One of my daughters attended the Television and Film magnet program at Palm Beach Gardens High School. It was an outstanding program. She went on to graduate from Florida State University with a major in English. Today she is writing scripts for television programs for a Palm Beach County production company. The education she received was an important factor in her success today."Marty Cass, Partner, BDO
“Palm Beach County has an extensive amount of top-notch diverse educational options to choose from. Our schools are ranked among the highest in the state. Whether it is a gifted program or a focused curriculum in one of the many top-rated magnet schools, there is a program for all students to excel. As a product of the Palm Beach County School District myself and a parent, I can attest to the quality and options available to employers and their employees when considering Palm Beach County for their businesses.”Geoff Sluggett, President, Geoffrey B. Sluggett & Associates, Inc.
"As a parent and an employer, I have been very impressed with the educational opportunities in Palm Beach County. My two children attend public schools and have had an exceptional education and experience. In my business, I have also been able to hire graduates from local universities who have been very competent."Ben Boynton, Owner, Boynton Financial Group
"As a national CPA firm, we employ professionals at all levels. Our local university, Florida Atlantic University,has one of the top accounting programs in the country. Their graduates score at the highest level on the national CPA exam. Other state universities, like University of Florida, Florida State, and University of Miami, also have outstanding programs. We are fortunate to be able to find top candidates from our local schools."Marty Cass, Partner, BDO
"Speaking as a parent, Palm Beach County’s public school system prepared my two children very well for their higher education. The quality of schools and faculty and the diversity of options within the system provides any willing student with excellent opportunities."James Maus, Executive Director - Aerojet Rocketdyne