Florida Hospital and North Tampa Christian Academy Team Up to Inspire Next Generation of Health Care Providers

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TAMPA, Fla. May 22, 2018

Florida Hospital is excited to announce an exclusive partnership with the North Tampa Christian Academy, now accepting applications for grades K-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. In addition, North Tampa Christian Explorers pre-school will be on the campus serving ages 2 to Pre-K and is currently accepting applications. North Tampa Christian Academy was built from the ground up and sits on 43 plus acres of land in Wesley Chapel. The new school located on East County Line Road, will be opening its doors for the first time this August!

At North Tampa Christian Academy, we provide a strong academic foundation within a project-based learning environment. We want our students to think, choose, create and solve for Gods glory. We plan to be enriched by, and to enrich our community. We are so thrilled to have Florida Hospital joining us, as our Official Health and Wellness Partner. Our core values truly align and its all about the students, providing them unique healthcare opportunities both in and outside the classroom setting, said Sandra Doran, Ed. D, North Tampa Christian Academy Founding Head of School.

NTCA is committed to uphold the highest standards in Christian ideals, academic excellence and innovative teaching and learning. NTCA Learning Environments are strategically designed with a strong focus on three key areas. The first includes harmony with nature, by creating a learning environment that fosters appreciation of beauty and the natural environment. This creates a strong connection between indoor and outdoor spaces- including learning terraces, gardens, shaded reading areas, nature trails and play fields. The second includes community and collaboration, the design features foster collaboration for both the teaching and learning environments. The goal of creating these spaces create a focus on real-world experiences and service to others. Finally, the third learning environment centers around interdisciplinary connections that celebrate mind, body and spirit. NTCA believes in education that honors the students. The campus is designed to go beyond learning simply for the sake of intellectual growth- by promoting a balanced development of the whole person- spiritually, intellectually, socially and emotionally.

At Florida Hospital, we treat the whole person by delivering faith-based care to this community. We've seen a tremendous amount of growth in this area and there is need for an innovative school such as North Tampa Christian Academy. This school has a unique balanced learning curriculum and prepares tomorrows leaders for success. Florida Hospital is excited to become the schools Official Health and Wellness Partner to help educate and inspire students of all ages, said Mike Schultz, President and CEO, West Florida Division of Adventist Health System.

Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 27 hospitals throughout the state, 10 of which are in the West Florida Division. Although separated by geography, each of the facilities is united by one mission: Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.

NTCA will host a special ribbon cutting ceremony, inviting the community to tour the brand-new campus, on Tuesday July 17, 2018 starting at 11am. If you would like to learn and see the visual tour of the school visit:http://www.SeeThisSchool.com.

We invite you to learn more about this Wesley Chapel private school by visiting one of the parent informational sessions, please call Call813-591-0309. The next community parent informational sessions will be held at Lincoln Memorial University Nursing School located on the campus of Florida Hospital Tampa.

The sessions are scheduled for the following dates:

  • May 23, 2018 | Florida Hospital Tampa, LMU Nursing School | 6:30pm-7:30pm
  • June 20, 2018 | Florida Hospital Tampa, LMU Nursing School | 6:30pm-7:30pm

About North Tampa Christian Academy
North Tampa Christian Academy provides a strong academic foundation within a project-based learning environment, producing Christian leaders who think deeply, choose wisely, create beauty and solve problems to impact the global community for Gods glory. NTCA is committed to uphold the highest standards in three arenas: Christian ideals, academic excellence, and innovative teaching and learning.

About Florida Hospital, West Florida Division of Adventist Health System
The West Florida Division of Adventist Health System is currently comprised of nine acute-care hospitals including Florida Hospital Carrollwood, Florida Hospital Dade City, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Lake Placid, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Sebring, Florida Hospital North Pinellas, Florida Hospital Tampa, Florida Hospital Wauchula, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel and Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, as well as two freestanding offsite Emergency Rooms including Florida Hospital Central Pasco ER and Florida Hospital Palm Harbor ER. Additionally, it has one post-acute care facility, Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care, over 45 multi-specialty Florida Hospital Physician Group practices, 15 Florida Hospital Express Care at Walgreens clinics and 6 Florida Hospital Centra Care Urgent Care Centers.

About Adventist Health System
With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, Adventist Health System (AHS) is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A Christian mission, shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and commitment to making communities healthier unify the systems 46 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout nine states.

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