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Have You Thought About Running For School Board? Webinar Materials

Have You Ever Thought About Running For School Board?

Our local school districts need strong, effective leaders serving on their school boards. If you’ve ever been curious about what’s really involved in being a school board member, this is a great opportunity to gain some insights from both a statewide and a local leader. Participants will learn what to expect as a candidate and more about the role itself – in general and on a day to day basis.

Presenters:

Photo of Andrea Messina           Photo of Beth McCall

Andrea Messina                 Beth McCall
Executive Director                Vice Chair
Florida School Board Assn    Marion County School Board

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Handouts:

7 Signs of an Effective School Board Member

8 Characteristics of Effective School Boards

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Alternative Scholarships: How Foundations are Rethinking Approaches to Reach More Students

Alternative scholarships offer students much-needed help to get to and through college degree programs. Is it time to try new, innovative approaches to reach more students?  In order to create measurable change, foundations and other educational organizations must be willing to take risks and try new innovative approaches to support students. During this webinar, participants learned about such innovative programs as compiled by the Helios Education Foundation, Florida Philanthropic Network, and the Florida College Access Network.

Slides of the Presentation

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Osceola ‘Got College?’ Program– Facilitating College Access and Pathways for Students in Partnership with College and School District

What happens when a local education foundation sees its role as facilitating college access efforts by both the school district and the local college in addition to awarding scholarships?  More kids find their path to post-secondary success! Check out the highlights of the workshop here.

Got College Handout #1

Got College Handout #2

Got College Presentation

K-12 Education: A Recap of the 2017 Legislative Session

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Learn what happened in key education areas during this May 2017 Legislative Session debrief — what it all means for our students, teachers and schools. Hosted in conjunction with the Florida Philanthropic Network, watch the recording  for insights on policy and budget outcomes. Senator David Simmons, Chair of the Florida Senate’s Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K-12 Education, was the featured speaker.

EdWorks Presentation: Slides for Legislative Session Wrap up May 2017.pdf

Florida Nonprofit Alliance Newsletter – Voice of the Sector

Florida Nonprofit Alliance

The Florida Nonprofit Alliance has provided a great legislative recap covering both state and national issues.  Interested in topics such as the current rate for calculating volunteer time or public relations for nonprofits?  Here is a great resource.  Nonprofit Alliance May 2017 Newsletter – Voice of the Sector

2017 Florida Legislative Session K-12 Education Outlook & Key Issues

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Click the graphic above to view the recording of our February 17 virtual forum. Download the presentation slides HERE.

Want tips on how to follow Florida Legislation? Click HERE for a step by step guide to follow bills and committees!

Florida Students Achieve

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Click the graphic above to see how the Florida Students Achieve movement is helping our state’s families, communities, and schools are continuing to strive for the continuously heightening educational goals. By visiting this site, you can find many resources that help you compare and choose schools for your children and understand what they should be learning in a simple way.

September 13, 2016, EdWorks Forum: Challenges of Implementing Florida Standards

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Click the graphic to view the recording of our September 13, 2016, Education Works Forum on Challenges of Implementing Florida Standards Recap.  Download the presentation slides HERE.

April 26, 2016, EdWorks Forum: K-12 Education: 2016 Florida Legislative Session Recap

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Click the graphic to view the recording of our April 26, 2016, Education Works Forum on K-12 Education: 2016 Florida Legislative Session Recap.  Download the presentation slides HERE.

Florida Wins – What You Need To Know.

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Check out and share this 2 ½ minute video — the Florida Chamber’s case statement for why Education is the key driver for moving Florida forward!