Broward Chess Initiative

A student plays chess in a library.
  • Broward County Public Schools and Chess4Life are partners on a hands-on approach to chess. The Broward Chess Initiative affords all second grade students and all K-12 chess clubs with access to high-quality instruction and participation in a program that engages young minds, teaching critical and creative thinking skills.

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Contact Information

  • Applied Learning

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-1859

    Fax: --

    TTL: --

    Phone: --

    Susan M. Cantrick



    Jaime Akkusu
    Curriculum Supervisor: Civic Engagement

    Kourtni Gober
    Instructional Facilitator

    Erin Ryan
    Instructional Facilitator

    Justin Weaver
    Instructional Facilitator

    Rachel Ostrow
    Professional Development Specialist


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