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LEARNINGRx of VIENNA/RESTON, VA. LEADS 4th ANNUAL, AWARD-WINNING JOB SHADOW PROGRAM | Business

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LEARNINGRx of VIENNA/RESTON, VA. LEADS 4th ANNUAL, AWARD-WINNING JOB SHADOW PROGRAM
LEARNINGRx of VIENNA/RESTON, VA. LEADS 4th ANNUAL, AWARD-WINNING JOB SHADOW PROGRAM


Maureen Loftus, executive director of LearningRx of Vienna, Va., and Reston, Va. is leading the fourth annual Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce (TRCC) job shadow program for 60, 11th and 12th grade students of Oakton, James Madison and George C. Marshall high schools in Fairfax County, Va., where students will shadow professionals in various industries for one day in  January or 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

More than 30 local companies are hosting students, to include: 1st Stage, Earls, Fairfax Water, Intelsat, LearningRx, Sen. Mark Warner’s office, MITRE, Navy Federal Credit Union, Nordstrom, Sun Gazette, Our Daily Bread, Purple Onion and YEXT.

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: acting, accounting/finance, aerospace, architecture, business management, culinary, cyber security, education, engineering, fashion, government, graphic design, human resources, law enforcement, non-profit management, network security/administration,  photography, PC support/help desk, public relations, sales/marketing, software development, 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 three years and a TRCC member for six years.

“I’ve always been passionate about kids, and getting them the best tools to train their minds -- job shadowing is one of those programs,” said Maureen Loftus, executive director of LearningRx of Reston, Va. and Vienna, Va. “We’re thrilled to have so many local companies participate in our job shadow program,” said Loftus.


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 Fairfax, Va., Leesburg, Va., Reston, Va., Vienna, Va., and North Potomac. Md. Visit www.learningrx.com, Facebook or Twitter. www.learningrx.com