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August 31, 2017 - Education Foundation Receives Grant to Expand Conflict Resolution Program

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County received a $12,500 grant from the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (JFSM) to expand the Restorative Strategies Initiative in Sarasota County Schools.  The program is designed to promote positive behavior through problem-solving, conflict resolution and the careful establishment of expectations. Full Release


August 30, 2017 - MEDIA ALERT - Sarasota County Schools Hosts Fall College Night September 7

Local high school students and parents can meet representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities from across the U.S. Schools scheduled to send representatives include post-secondary institutions in the State University System of Florida as well as public and private colleges and universities from across the nation. Representatives of various military academies and military recruiters will also attend. Full Media Alert
 

July 24, 2017 - Local Students Take on Cybersecurity in Summer Camp

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County was one of the distinguished organizations across the United States selected to participate in the 2017 season of the Air Force Association’s (AFA) CyberCamp Program. During the week of July 17-21, 2017, 45 Sarasota County middle and high school students participated in the inaugural CyberCamp, hosted in partnership with Riverview High School and the Sylint Group. The international cybersecurity firm donated over 20 hours to teach the sold-out camp and connect the AFA curriculum to the real-world field applications. Riverview High JROTC cadets and the Sarasota-Manatee AFA chapter also provided volunteer assistance. Full Release
 

June 12, 2017 - Education Foundation Names Suncoast Scholarship Recipients  

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County awarded 2017 graduates Johann Vazquez-Rosas of Sarasota Military Academy and Nicole Uthuppan of Pine View School each a $2,000 scholarship as a result of a grant from Suncoast Schools Credit Union Foundation. Vazquez-Rosas will be attending University of Florida and Uthuppan will continue her academic studies at Florida State University. Full Release
 

June 2017 E-newsletter - Year in Review

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