• About North Broward Preparatory School

    North Broward Preparatory is a long-established school offering robust curricula that promotes individualized learning, creativity and critical thinking.

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  • An Innovative, Unmatched Educational Experience

    At North Broward Preparatory School, your child will learn the critical skills needed to thrive in an increasingly global world.

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  • Individual Aspirations. Engaging Community.

    North Broward is a welcoming, engaging and thoughtful learning community where each student is encouraged and empowered to successfully pursue his or her individual aspirations.


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    Your child will have extended opportunities to utilize North Broward’s standout academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities and robust curricula, within our engaging and thoughtful learning community.

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  • Developing Creativity & Confidence

    We offer a vibrant Fine Arts education that fosters broad dispositions and skills, especially: creative thinking, connection making, artistic achievement, and a sensitive aesthetic awareness.

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Joan McGettigan Profile

Joan McGettigan

Director, Educational and Information Technology

Dr. Joan McGettigan is in her fifth year as the Director of Educational and Information Technology.

Dr. Joan McGettigan is in her fifth year as the Director of Educational and Information Technology at North Broward Preparatory School, a private school of about 1,400 students PreK-12th grades.

She has a masters degree in Educational Technology from Columbia University, a Masters degree in Elementary Education from Tulane and a Doctorate in Instructional Leadership from Western Connecticut State University.

Dr. McGettigan has presented at ISTE (International Society of Technology in Education), FETC (Florida Educational Technology Conference), FCIS (Florida Council of Independent Schools) and multiple schools and districts across Florida. She is an avid techie and a mother of 11th grade twins.