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2018 Alumni of Distinction

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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.

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Media Invited to SRQHacks Hackathon

Education Foundation of Sarasota County hosts 2nd Annual Hackathon

 

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Top 6 tips for your college fair visit!

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The college planning process can be so confusing...
Let us help you get a head start before attending the Mini College Expo this October 25 at Riverview High School.

 

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

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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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Party on the Pass Promotes Arts Integration in Our Schools

For the third consecutive year, the Interior Design Society of Sarasota has supported arts education by donating proceeds from its annual Party on the Pass, held every October. Not only do the ticket sales and auction items promote a greater appreciation for and technical skill in the arts for Sarasota County students, but it is also a great time for fans of all ages. Thank you to IDS for all you do!

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CreateSRQ Seeking Sponsors to Recognize Art Students and Teachers

CreateSRQ LogoOn February 24, 2017, the new iteration of the Evening of Excellence will celebrate a season of travelling art, salons, and the selection of the 25 top art pieces among high schools students. Businesses and families are encouraged to contact the Education Foundation to sponsor at levels ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 and above.

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