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May Firefighter Career Expos

California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
April 15, 2013

Dear County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators:

MAY FIREFIGHTER CAREER EXPOS

In keeping with its mission to recruit, retain, and promote more women to the Fire Service, the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CFFJAC) of the Commission to Recruit Women for the Fire Service encourages interested middle and high school female students to attend a weekend Firefighter Expo in May 2013. The two Expos are free and will be held at Candidate Physical Ability Test Centers at the following dates, times, and locations:

CPAT Center--Orange
Saturday May 11
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
626 North Eckhoff Street
Orange, CA 92868

CPAT Center--Livermore
Saturday May 18
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
526 Commerce Way
Livermore, CA 94551

In addition to fire department recruitment information booths, there will be activities throughout the day, such as Candidate Physical Ability Test demonstrations, “A Day in the Life of a Fire Fighter” video presentations, apparatus displays, and much more. The Expos are designed to welcome and encourage students to enter this rewarding profession.

Please relay this information to your middle and high school principals. Organized school programs are also welcomed to participate. Students can preregister and find additional information on the organization’s website, http://www.cffjac.org or by phone at  916-648-1717.

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Michelle Zumot, Education Policy Administrator, Office of the Chief Deputy Superintendent by phone at 916-323-6920 or by e-mail at mzumot@cde.ca.gov. [Note: this contact information is no longer valid. Dianna Gutierrez is currently the Education Policy Administrator in the Office of the Chief Deputy Superintendent. She can be reached by phone at 916-319-0483 or by e-mail at dgutierrez@cde.ca.gov.]

Sincerely,

Tom Torlakson

TT:mz

 

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