Media Advisory: Dr. Avossa to discuss strategic plan at Education Forecast: The Glades 2016

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WEST PALM BEACH – Superintendent Robert Avossa will present the five-year plan outlining goals, outcomes and vision for the School District of Palm Beach County during Education Forecast: The Glades 2016, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29 at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center in Belle Glade. Dr. Avossa will present… Read more »

SHOP & SHARE IN SUPPORT OF THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

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Join us for a day of shopping, sharing, and supporting the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. on Saturday, August 16, 2014. The Gardens Mall will donate 5% of the day’s logged sales to the Education Foundation to support K-12 public education in Palm Beach County. In order for a donation to be credited to… Read more »

TWENTY-ONE SENIORS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS AT TEAMWORK USA EDUCATION FOUNDATION FIRST ANNUAL AWARDS LUNCHEON

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TeamWork USA presented college scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each to 21 high school seniors at the first annual awards luncheon on April 26th at the West Palm Beach Marriott. Students received scholarships based on financial need, active community service and academic performance.  They have also displayed qualities of perseverance and hard work. Most of them… Read more »

2014 LICENSE FOR LEARNING MINI-GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY K-12 TEACHERS

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The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is pleased to announce that the 2014 License for Learning Mini-Grant application is now available to all K-12 public school educators in Palm Beach County. Through funds collected from the purchase and/or renewal of the Support Education license plates, classroom grants are awarded for programs that support the… Read more »

30TH ANNIVERSARY WILLIAM T. DWYER AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

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The Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. and the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. are pleased to announce thirty finalists for the 30th Anniversary Economic Council William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education:     ELEMENTARY EDUCATION •           Crystal Castillo – Royal Palm Beach Elementary •           Robin Griffin – Loxahatchee Groves… Read more »

EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2014 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENTS

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The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients and Honorary Chair of the 5th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards. The Awards serve to honor Palm Beach County public school alumni who have distinguished themselves through achievement, service or contributions to society.   2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients: Jennifer Adjemian Epidemiologist/Lieutenant Commander, United… Read more »

JUPITER ELEMENTARY TO AWARD SEVEN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AT 13TH ANNUAL WINNER SCHOLARSHIPS ASSEMBLY

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Jan Winkler and Hermine Drezner, mentors at Jupiter Elementary, established a scholarship fund through the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County thirteen years ago.  Each year selected students from grades 3-5 will be awarded $1,000.00 each towards a college of their choice.    “While volunteering with our students, Jan and Hermine realized that for many of… Read more »

FIVE PINE JOG ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WIN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

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On November 20th at 8:30 am, five students will receive Teamwork USA College Scholarships.  At an assembly, five students will be notified that they will receive $1,000.00.  The students were nominated by their teachers and all nominees were reviewed carefully.  The students are not aware of their nomination.   Students will be gathered in the cafeteria as their teachers explain the… Read more »

WILLIAM T. DWYER AWARDS CELEBRATES 30 YEARS WITH NEW ONLINE APPLICATION AND NEW AWARD CATEGORY

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The Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. and the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. are pleased to announce the nomination process is open for the 30th Anniversary William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education (2014).  The Dwyer Awards, an annual program supported by the business community, honors outstanding educators from public… Read more »

2014 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

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Do you know someone who graduated from the Palm Beach County public school system and is noted in their field of endeavor or recognized for their expertise and good works?  If so, we want to hear from you. The Distinguished Alumni Awards, celebrating its 5th anniversary in 2014, honors graduates who have achieved excellence in their profession and made… Read more »

SOUTHERN WINE & SPIRITS OF SOUTH FLORIDA DONATES 250 BACKPACKS FILLED WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

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Southern Wine & Spirits of South Florida’sVolunCheers, an employee volunteer program, recently donated 250 backpacks, filled with back-to-school supplies, to the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. through their Bags of Hope Campaign. The Foundation had all 250 backpacks transported to Glade View Elementary in Belle Glade.   “Due to the generosity of Southern Wine and… Read more »

SHOP & SHARE IN SUPPORT OF THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

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Join us for a day of shopping, sharing, and supporting the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. on Saturday, August 3, 2013. The Gardens Mall will donate 5% of the day’s logged sales to the Education Foundation to support K-12 public education in Palm Beach County. In order for a donation to be credited to the… Read more »

SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED

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Fifth Third Bank (South Florida) has partnered with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. to collect school supplies for the bank’s fifth annual “Back to School” supply drive. From July 2nd to 26th, 2013 donations will be accepted at all Fifth Third financial centers in Palm Beach County.  The most urgently needed items… Read more »

FIRST YEAR TEACHERS AND MENTORS TO BE HONORED

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The 2013 Beginning Teacher of the Year and Mentor Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony will be held in the Board Room at the Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.   The Department of Professional Development and the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. are co-sponsoring the event in support of first year teachers and mentors… Read more »

2013 LICENSE FOR LEARNING MINI-GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY K-12 TEACHERS

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The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is pleased to announce that the 2013 License for Learning Mini-Grant application is now available for educators to download and submit for funding of innovative classroom projects and activities. Through funds collected from the purchase and/or renewal of the Support Education license plates, classroom grants are awarded for… Read more »

TeamWork USA Education Foundation Awards $250,000 In Grants and Scholarships

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The TeamWork USA Education Foundation is dedicated to providing innovative effective team support, with the involvement of families, teachers and volunteers, for socio-economically challenged students in need, attending public schools in Palm Beach County. The Foundation provides college scholarships, supports student leadership clubs, and offers grants for student instrumental music and mentoring programs. On May… Read more »

Distinguished Alumni Extol Advantages Of Public School Education

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What was one of the most important lessons you learned in public school? How did your public school experience shape the person you are today? These and a number of other important questions were asked of this year’s Palm Beach County Distinguished Alumni.  Twelve distinguished alumni were recently inducted into the Class of 2013.  From… Read more »

2013 William T. Dwyer Awards Finalists Announced

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The Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. and the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. are pleased to announce 25 finalists for the 2013 William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education: ELEMENTARY EDUCATION Roseann Iacone – Liberty Park Elementary Elise Linnell – St. Clare School Linda J. Petuch – Pine Jog Elementary… Read more »

School Board Honors Quantum Foundation

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The Quantum Foundation, Palm Beach County’s largest private foundation, awarded a $750,000 grant towards the realization of a $2.3 million Capital Campaign for the “new” Galaxy Elementary School. The fundraising is being managed by the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County. The Quantum Foundation grant specifically focuses on the “Wonderment Center”, a two-story focal point… Read more »

Education Foundation Of Palm Beach County Announces 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

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The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The Awards, in their fourth year, serve to honor Palm Beach County public school alumni who have distinguished themselves through achievement, service or contributions to society. “This program has grown exponentially over the past four… Read more »

Education Foundation Distinguished Alumni Awards Call For Nominations

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Do you know a graduate of the Palm Beach County public school system who is deserving of a Distinguished Alumni Award? If so, we encourage you to submit your suggestions along with any relevant information to the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. The Education Foundation started the Distinguished Alumni Awards four years ago… Read more »

2012 Beginning Teachers Of The Year And Mentor Teachers Of The Year To Be Honored

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The Department of Professional Development and The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County are hosting the 2012 Beginning Teacher and Mentor Teacher of the Year Awards on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in the Board Room of the Fulton-Holland Education Services Center. Awards will be presented to elementary, middle, and high school first year teachers and… Read more »

Education Foundation And Charity Dine Partner On Discounts And Donations

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The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. has partnered with Charity Dine to provide the community with 60% Off Dining Certificates to great local restaurants. By selecting the Education Foundation as your charity of choice, 20% of your CharityDine.com certificate purchase price (during particular campaigns 50% of your certificate purchase price) will be donated… Read more »

Education Foundation Of Palm Beach County Announces 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

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The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. is proud to announce the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients. The Awards honor Palm Beach County public school alumni who have distinguished themselves through achievement, service or contributions to society either locally or to the broader community. 2012 Recipients: Education: William Graham, Associate Professor – Palm Beach… Read more »

2011 License For Learning Mini-Grants Awarded To Fifty-Three Teachers

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On Tuesday, September 27th, fifty-three Palm Beach County public school teachers will be awarded with a License for Learning Mini-Grant from the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County.  Grants range from $500.00 – $2,000.00 and will go towards programs that focus on Literacy, STEM, Career Education and the Arts. A reception honoring the awarded teachers… Read more »