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LEARNINGRx of VIENNA/RESTON, VA. LEADS AWARD-WINNING JOB SHADOW PROGRAM | Business

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LEARNINGRx of VIENNA/RESTON, VA. LEADS AWARD-WINNING JOB SHADOW PROGRAM
LEARNINGRx of VIENNA/RESTON, VA. LEADS AWARD-WINNING JOB SHADOW PROGRAM

Maureen Loftus, executive director of LearningRx of Vienna, Va., and Reston, Va. is leading the kick-off of the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce (TRCC) job shadow program for 11th and 12th grade students of Oakton, Madison and Marshall high schools in Fairfax County, Va., where students will shadow professionals in various industries in January and February. The program received a Blue Ribbon Award from Fairfax County Schools in 2014. Loftus is heading up the program as she is the chair of the TRCC’s Youth and Education Committee. For more information, go to www.learningrx.com.

Students of Oakton, Madison and Marshall high school students that are interested the TRCC Job Shadow Program filled out an application to select their areas of career interests. Job shadow programs are available in the following professions: accounting/finance, international business, aerospace, network security/administration, business management, PC support/help desk, Cisco, programming, computer graphics, public relations, computer engineering operations, sales/marketing/business operations, database management/Oracle, software development, engineering (electrical/mechanical), business start-up/entrepreneurship, human resources/staffing/recruiting and Web design/development. For more details, go to www.tysonschamber.org.

Loftus has been the TRCC’s Youth and Education Committee chairperson for the past two years and a TRCC member for five years.

“LearningRx is about helping students learn, and there’s no better way to learn than hands-on experience, which is why I’m committed to the Tyson Chamber’s job program, where high schools students can get a taste of their career interest by walking and talking in an active work environment,” said Maureen Loftus, executive director of LearningRx of Reston, Va. and Vienna, Va.

ABOUT LEARNINGRx of DC Metro Area:
Since 2010 LearningRx braining training centers of DC Metro Area have specialized in treating the cause – not the symptoms – of learning struggles and help increase the speed, power or function of the brain. LearningRx’s game-like exercises and one-on-one trainer-to-student ratios provide guaranteed dramatic improvement in as little as three to six months. With more than 80 brain training centers nationwide, LearningRx programs can help all ages, from those just looking for a competitive edge or those dealing with learning disabilities, autism or ADHD, to those with dementia or traumatic brain injuries. DC Metro Area offices are located in Chantilly, Va., Fairfax, Va., Leesburg, Va., Reston, Va., Vienna, Va., and North Potomac. Md. Visit www.learningrx.com, Facebook or Twitter.

 

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