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2018 Giving Challenge

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Every ONE can be a champion for education during the 2018 Giving Challenge no May 1-2, Noon to Noon!



2018 College Night

Click here for a list of colleges attending the 2018 College Night on February 28.


The college planning process can be so confusing... READ MORE

FAFSA Workshops for Seniors

Tick-tock! What are you waiting for?

You need to complete the FAFSA application for free college money before it's too late! We know it can be intimidating so join us and get hands-on help completing your FAFSA form at one of the following Talent4Tomorrow Partnership workshops. There are millions of dollars of local scholarship funds available and you can't get them until your FAFSA is complete. Additional details are on the flyer below:


Public Juried Art Exhibit



January 13 - 15, 2018 | 12:00 - 4:00pm daily
Ringling College of Art + Design | Diane Roskamp Exhibition Hall 
2700 N Tamiami Trail | Sarasota, FL


2018 Alumni of Distinction



Teacher of the Year Finalists Named

Teachers at three schools in Sarasota County were surprised Tuesday, Nov. 13, when they were revealed as the district’s elementary, middle and high school Teachers of the Year and the 2018 Teacher of the Year finalists. The annual Teacher Tribute Tour team traveled to each school together on a bus. This year’s team included Superintendent of Schools Todd Bowden, School Board members, Education Foundation President Jennifer Vigne and other representatives of the foundation and the school district, past winners and special guests. READ MORE

Ignite Education - SRQ Daily

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 high schools will convene at the Westin for a celebratory brunch to salute their individual accomplishments and accolades as professional educators.


Media Invited to SRQHacks Hackathon

Education Foundation of Sarasota County hosts 2nd Annual Hackathon



Top 6 tips for your college fair visit!


The college planning process can be so confusing...
Let us help you get a head start before attending College Night Februry 28, 2018 at Robarts Arena.


What Should I Do Before I Attend? Research the Colleges Attending and Make a List of Questions!


2018 Teachers of the Year Soar for Sarasota County Students

“I really just love being a teacher and spending the day with other teachers and students. This is the toughest job I’ve ever loved. To be a teacher is more than a job—it’s a lifestyle; you have to live it.”— Edward Hashey, Wilkinson Elementary School fifth-grade teacher, upon receiving Sarasota County School’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year in 2015.

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