Motorola ‘STEM Solutions’ Grant Winners Announced

Motorola Solutions Foundation Florida 2016-17 ‘STEM Solutions’ Grant Recipients Announced November 1, 2016 Creating aquaponics gardens in an after-school program.  Launching a high-altitude weather balloon.  Earning certification in Solidworks 3D software and getting introduced to related careers. Students throughout Florida will have these hand-on STEM education experiences and more this school year thanks to a […]

EdWorks Virtual Forum: Challenges of Implementing Florida Standards

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 3:30 – 4:30 pm EDT Join the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) and Florida Philanthropic Network (FPN) for a webinar surrounding the implementation of the Florida Standards and the challenges educators have faced since their adoption in 2014. We’ll hear from leaders in education on: Research investigating the fidelity of Florida Standards implementation […]

Broward Educator Receives CFEF ‘Invested in Excellence’ Award

Brandon Kyle Jeter, the School District of Broward County’s 2016 Teacher of the Year, received statewide recognition and an award of $1,000 from the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) and Florida Power & Light July 15 for tremendous impact on the lives of his students, school and community. He was chosen from among 67 county-wide teacher of […]

CFEF Names 2016 Outstanding Public and Private-Sector Partners

As the conduit for private-sector investment and involvement in public schools, Florida’s local education foundations foster deep public/private-sector partnerships school districts throughout the state. With 1,100 business and community leaders now raising more than $63 million annually for classroom innovation and targeted student-support initiatives, countless partners are contributing to the success of school district-wide local […]

Florida Chamber: Turning Today’s Learners into Tomorrow’s Earners

In Orlando on June 2, Florida’s business community, workforce professionals and education thought leaders came together at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Learners to Earners Education Summit for interactive discussions on how to connect today’s learners to tomorrow’s career opportunities. This year, the Florida Chamber Foundation held the Learners to Earners Education Summit in conjunction with […]

$1 Million Duke Energy Foundation Grants Energize Florida Students and Teachers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Duke Energy is providing more than $1 million in grants to 33 Florida-based educational programs through its Duke Energy Foundation. More than 100,000 students will benefit directly from the grants, which will help fund projects in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, fields. “Supporting educational initiatives is […]

CFEF Partners with Florida Chamber Foundation and their 2016 Learners to Earners Education Summit, June 2

Join Florida’s business community, workforce professionals and education thought leaders at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2016 Learners to Earners Education Summit for interactive discussions on how to connect today’s students to tomorrow’s opportunities. 2016 Learners to Earners Education Summit June 2, 2016 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate Click HERE […]

EdWorks Virtual Forum: 2016 Legislative Session Recap, April 26

The CFEF is partnering with the Florida Philanthropic Network to provide an overview of legislative outcomes on education topics resulting from Florida’s 2016 Legislative Session that will impact our schools.  Learn what passed and what didn’t and the expected consequences for our students, teachers and districts.  Covered topics include: Education funding Student assessments School grades […]

KnowledgeWorks Forecast 4.0 Presentation in Bradenton April 7

CFEF presents KnowledgeWorks Forecast 4.0: The Future of Learning by National Speaker Andrea Saveri. Andrea will share a new national report and we’ll explore how five drivers of change will dramatically impact education & discuss implications for our efforts to advance student achievement in our state. 3:00 – 4:30 PM Courtyard Marriott 100 Riverfront Drive Bradenton, FL Register HERE