561-681-5911 Office   561-681-5950 Fax



Court Education Liaison Program

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"Keeping children in school and out of the court system" ~ FCC

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Dr. Eddie Ruiz

Assistant Superintendent of Student Services/Equity and Access

Intensive Transition South 

Crossroads Academy  

Riviera Beach Preparatory

Gold Coast Community School

Turning Points Academy

The Mission

To nurture the development of socially appropriate, productive, self-sufficient students in a supportive educational environment committed to excellence in all endeavors.

The Goals

  • To improve students’ academic and social skills
  • To improve graduation rates
  • To transition students to the most appropriate school setting

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Dr. Angela Bess, Director

Department of Educational Alternatives
561-681-5900 Office
61-681-5950 Fax

Cheletia Morgan, Assistant to Dr. Angela Bess
Department of Educational Alternatives
561-681-5908 Office
561-681-5950 Fax

Mrs. Shanda Garvin-Shaw, Manager
Highridge & Kelly Center                 Alt. Ed Placement Compliance
561-494-0040 Office
561-494-0001 Fax

Mr. Marcus Caver, Manager
Palm Beach Juvenile Correctional Facility
561-681-5928 Office
561-868-5391 School

Mr. John Nealy, Assistant Principal
Palm Beach County Jail
561-688-3000 ext. 2372 Office
561-688-4460 Fax

Mrs. Sheila Harvey-Lawrence,         Assistant Principal
Palm Beach Regional Juvenile Detention Center
PACE Center for Girls
561- 357- 5930 Office
561-841-0113 Fax



Revised  1//06/2016