Lee County— Collegium for the Advancement of Education

Project Highlights   Collegium for the Advancement of Education is a program that shares Best Practices for excellence in teaching based on the integration of the Sterling and Glasser models of Quality Training. Teachers trained in this philosophy develop ways to examine data, set and monitor goals, and utilize quality tools in the classroom. The […]

St. Johns County- Carlisle IT and St. Johns Technical High School Manufacturing Internship and Career/Tech Programs

Project Highlights   St. Johns Technical High School (SJTHS) continues to build business partnerships throughout the community to provide underserved and at risk high school students with industry relevant job skills for future employment.  The Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (IT) Manufacturing Internship Program as well as SJTHS’s Career and Technical Ed programs, such as the Academy […]

Seminole County – Girls Discovering STEM Connections

Project Highlights   Seminole County Public Schools, in collaboration with local STEM industries, implemented Girls Discovering STEM Connections, a series of career exploration camps, during the first semester of the 2015-2016 school year. The program responded to a need by school districts across the nation to engage female students in the career fields of Science, […]

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 […]