The Academy and Miami Dade’s Beacon Council join forces!

(Miami, Fort. Lauderdale, Florida) February 15, 2006– The Academy of South Florida, Inc. (“Academy”) today announced its established trustee level partnership with Miami Dade’s Beacon Council. Since March 1, 2005, The Academy has excelled in establishing itself within Corporate America with over 3,000 clients within the State of Florida, the United States and abroad.

“As part of an ongoing commitment to promote diversity efforts in the IT community, The Academy, the #1 ranked Microsoft Gold Partner in the State of Florida*, and Miami Dade’s Beacon Council, have forged a strategic alliance to further provide Miami Dade’s current and future corporate partnerships with the necessary technological training, high-quality consulting and staffing, as well as to reinforce ties within the region,” stated V.P. Andy M. Perez.

About the Beacon Council
The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s official economic development partnership, is a not-for-profit, public-private organization that focuses on job creation and economic growth by coordinating community-wide programs; promoting minority business and urban economic revitalization; providing assistance to local businesses in their expansion efforts; and marketing Greater Miami throughout the world.

About The Academy
The Academy is a company dedicated to improving organizations through the use of information technology. Founded in 1999, The Academy has grown to become one of Florida’s leading technology education providers, offering high-end technical training in Microsoft, Cisco, Liniux, CompTIA and more.
*The Academy is ranked the #1 Microsoft Gold Partner within the State of Florida as per Microsoft’s website under Learning Solutions parnters!

For additional information, contact Andy M. Perez, Vice President, at 1-800-ITACADEMY, or email at