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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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2017 SRQHacks Recap

Thank you 2017 #SRQHacks Hackathon sponsors, mentors, volunteers and students for making the second annual hackathon a great success. Check out the recap video (created by Sarasota Underground) and final team presentations below!

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Media Invited to SRQHacks Hackathon

Education Foundation of Sarasota County hosts 2nd Annual Hackathon

 

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United We Stand - SRQ Daily

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 job?” With the way the past few years have shaped up, it may be wise to reflect upon Winston Churchill’s quote when he said, “Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it."
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Help our teachers rebuild!

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County has created the Hurricane Irma Classroom Relief Fund to help Sarasota County teachers restore their classrooms and focus on student learning.
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The Art of Failure

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

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Creating Innovators

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

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Enduring Strength

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

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