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Fifteen teachers named semi-finalists for 2019 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year

Fifteen outstanding public school teachers were named semi-finalists for the 2019 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year today.

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Access and equity: A hard conversation that's harder to avoid

At JPEF, we believe that each and every student that walks into a Duval County classroom deserves a rigorous and high-quality educational experience. So we invited James E. Ford, a national speaker on access and equity and the 2015 North Carolina Teacher of the Year, to speak to our Teachers of the Year.

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My summer at JPEF: a future educator learns from Duval’s teachers of the year
Guest blogger Christian Bilgrien is a senior at the University of Florida studying Elementary Education. He is currently interning with JPEF, and believes strongly in an equitable education system. He appreciates JPEF’s efforts to work towards ensuring fair and equal education for all students. Whil…
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E-Cubed Summer Fellows Spend Two Weeks of Summer Break Learning

Celebrating and empowering great teachers increases retention rates and leads to more teachers feeling satisfied with their job. At Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF), we believe that honoring the incredible work of Duval County’s teachers is of the utmost importance.

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Teacher Feature: Meet KIPP VOICE Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year!

Duval’s Teachers Are More than instructional experts and often go above and beyond the call of duty - they’re friends, mentors, support systems and caretakers who shape young lives. 

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A Glimpse into Duval Teacher of the Year Finalist Will Smith's Classroom

Great teaching and learning are happening every day in Duval County Public Schools, and we're excited to provide a glimpse into five of those classrooms. 

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A Glimpse into Duval Teacher of the Year Finalist Abe Reising's Classroom

Great teaching and learning are happening every day in Duval County Public Schools, and we're excited to provide a glimpse into five of those classrooms. 

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A Glimpse into Duval Teacher of the Year Finalist Alicia Lloyd's Classroom

Great teaching and learning are happening every day in Duval County Public Schools, and we're excited to provide a glimpse into five of those classrooms. 

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A Glimpse into Duval Teacher of the Year Finalist Tabetha Cox's Classroom

Great teaching and learning are happening every day in Duval County Public Schools, and we're excited to provide a glimpse into five of those classrooms. 

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A Glimpse into Duval Teacher of the Year Stephanie Bellino's Classroom

Great teaching and learning are happening every day in Duval County Public Schools, and we're excited to provide a glimpse into five of those classrooms. 

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