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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… Let us help you get a head start before attending College Night ... continue reading

Teacher & Student Leaders Wanted

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County values Sarasota County Schools teachers and students and wants to ensure their voices are heard. The Foundation is seeking qualified applicants to serve a one-year term as Teacher Representative and ... continue reading

The School Choice is Yours

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY JAN 6, 2018 By Jennifer Vigne, President, Education Foundation of Sarasota County Decisions. We are fortunate to live in a community where we have a multitude of choices—where to eat, ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

Public Juried Art Exhibit

JURIED ARTS SHOW 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 Featuring over 200 ... continue reading

Referendum – Vote YES

Vote YES on March 20, 2018! On March 20, 2018, Sarasota County voters will have the opportunity to renew the 1-mill referendum for our local public schools. The funding has been approved by voters every ... continue reading

Season of Giving

As the holiday season approaches, we’re excited to share our new partnership with Barnes & Noble Sarasota! A percentage of purchases* made at Barnes & Noble Sarasotatoday through Saturday, December 2 (and again December 10-16) will benefit the ... continue reading

2018 Alumni of Distinction

Nominees for the 2018 Alumni of Distinction Award Thank you to everyone who cast a nomination for the inaugural Alumnus of Distinction Award. The winner will be revealed at the Ignite Education Awards Celebration on ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

30th Anniversary Platinum Partners