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One teacher’s journey to become a Teacher Leader

When Stacy Marshall, a semifinalist for the 2016 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year, was selected to represent Sallye B. Mathis Elementary, she had no idea that the Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) existed.

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Jacksonville Public Education Fund under new leadership

Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) President Trey Csar will step aside later this summer after more than nine years of leadership of the education advocacy organization. Rachael Tutwiler Fortune, JPEF’s current Executive Vice President, will serve as Interim President, as the organization’s board of directors develops a plan for long-term leadership at the organization.

 

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Leader in Me: profile of a Duval County Public Schools elementary school teacher
For Nilda Allen, a Windy Hill Elementary School teacher, the best part about interacting with Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) and being selected as her school’s 2018 Teacher of the Year was the love she felt from the community outside of her school’s four walls. “My principal and assistant…
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Duval’s 3rd grade ELA scores released, schools see big gains and drops

Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) quietly released the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) third-grade scores for English and Language Arts (ELA) last week. 

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New Duval County School Superintendent Chosen

Dr. Diana Greene has been named the new superintendent of Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) in a unanimous vote by the school board.

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Congratulations Dr. Greene, Duval's choice for superintendent!

Please join the Jacksonville Public Education Fund in congratulating Dr. Diana Greene on being selected as the next superintendent for Duval County Public Schools!

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School board interviews superintendent finalist Dr. Pruitt

The school board concluded its interviews of superintendent finalists with Erick Pruitt, Area Superintendent of Houston Independent School District (HISD). Dr. Dunsmore, Superintendent of Wayne County Public Schools, was interviewed on Wednesday and Dr. Greene, Superintendent of School District of Manatee County, was interviewed yesterday.

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School board interviews superintendent finalist Dr. Greene

Earlier today, the school interviewed Dr. Diana Greene for Superintendent of Duval County Public Schools (DCPS).

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School board interviews superintendent finalist Dr. Dunsmore

The school board began the final round of interviews for Duval County Public School’s (DCPS) next superintendent this morning, starting with Dr. Michael Dunsmore.

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Three superintendent finalists selected after school board, community interviews

This evening, the school board selected superintendent candidates Michael Dunsmore, Diana Greene, and Erick Pruitt to move forward as finalists. 

UPDATED with finalist interview schedule.

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