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Nov 06, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog Upcoming Events

Less than six weeks from today, the Education Foundation of Sarasota County and Sarasota County Schools will host its annual Teacher of the Year recognition event in a newly revamped format titled Ignite Education. On Wednesday, December 13, 40 nominated finalists representing elementary, middle and

Oct 06, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog

How often have you heard your child say, “why do I need to learn this?” or, “I’ll never use it!”? Even adults sometimes question the value of liberal arts courses, particularly when the governor of North Carolina comments, “What are we teaching these courses for if they're not going to help get a jo

Jul 08, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog

Written by EFSC President Jennifer Vigne for SRQMagazine's SRQ Daily Saturday Perspectives http://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2017-07-08/6572_The-Art-of-Failure It takes courage to fail. Failure is a rite of passage for all of us and it often leads to success. Failure creates innovators and in thi

Jul 07, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog

Written by EFSC President Jennifer Vigne for SRQMagazine's SRQ Daily Saturday Perspectives http://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2017-06-24/6487_Creating-Innovators "We've created an economy based on people spending money they do not have to buy things they may not need, threatening the planet in the

Jun 17, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog

Written by EFSC President Jennifer Vigne for SRQMagazine's SRQ Daily Saturday Perspectives http://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2017-06-17/6444_Enduring-Strength My husband and I visited The Ringling Museum of Art to preview its newest temporary art exhibit, Eternal Offerings: Chinese Ritual Bronzes

May 16, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog

Have you ever made a discovery that led to an exhilarating a-ha moment? Perhaps when you found a $20 bill in your pants pocket that you didn’t realize was there? How about some of the more notable discoveries such as Sir Alexander Fleming’s discovery of penicillin or even Sir Isaac Newton’s discover

Mar 04, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog

BY JENNIFER VIGNE SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY MAR 4, 2017 Today’s world is changing at an accelerated rate and it has never been more important to prepare students for life after high school graduation. Current research professes that providing interactive career exploration act

Jan 28, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog

Innovative Partners in Teaching and Learning BY JENNIFER VIGNE SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY JAN 28, 2017 In two weeks, the Education Foundation of Sarasota County will launch a pilot Java Boot Camp at Booker High School as part of our College & Career Readiness Initiative. By the