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Florida Blue Provides Scholarships to 2018 Duval County Teacher of the Year Semifinalists

Great teachers work tirelessly to prepare each and every one of their students to make valuable contributions to our city in life beyond the classroom. Duval County schools are filled with these incredible teachers, and we are excited to celebrate and honor the amazing teaching and learning occurring in their classrooms.  

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Teacher Feature: Meet Atlantic Beach Elementary’s Teacher of the Year!

Great teachers work tirelessly to ensure each and every student in our city is prepared to make valuable contributions to our city in life beyond the classroom. That is why the Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) is proud to honor the amazing teaching and learning that is happening in Duval County through the Teacher of the Year program.

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Duval's school-level Teachers of the Year share what they want in next superintendent

Our community has a shared obligation to work toward a brighter future for our city. By listening to the voices of our teachers and their thoughts on the superintendent search process, we demonstrate our commitment to making Jacksonville a city where all students can receive the knowledge and skills to become responsible, contributing citizens.

 

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Teacher Feature: Meet Oceanway Middle’s Teacher of the Year!

Great teachers work tirelessly to ensure each and every student in our city is prepared to make valuable contributions to our city in life beyond the classroom. That is why the Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) is proud to honor the amazing teaching and learning that is happening in Duval County through the Teacher of the Year program.

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2017 Florida Teacher of the Year inspires, empowers Duval teachers

Based on my experiences as an educator, I believe that having a great teacher is the single most important factor in student success. Quality public education produces the best opportunities for students to reach their goals and become meaningful contributors to our city. 

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Teacher Feature: Meet Annie R. Morgan's Teacher of the Year!

Great teachers work tirelessly to ensure each and every student in our city is prepared to make valuable contributions to our city in life beyond the classroom. That is why the Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) is proud to honor the amazing teaching and learning that is happening in Duval County through the Teacher of the Year program.

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The EDDY Awards Experience Launches: Celebrating, Empowering and Elevating Duval County’s Teachers of the Year

Last week, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) hosted the first EDDY Awards event of the year, Orientation, which aims to celebrate and elevate Duval County’s 176 school level Teachers of the Year.

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How is the Duval County Teacher of Year Selected?

The Teacher of the Year selection process is truly a community-led process. Because of this, the EDDY Awards has evolved beyond an awards ceremony to a program that aims to build a network of exemplary teachers who are leaders in the community and who work to improve our schools, student performance and the teaching profession. Read on to learn more about the selection process and how you can contribute to elevating teachers in Duval County. 

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Meet the Team: Zachary Champagne, Director of Advocacy and Program

Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) is excited to welcome four new staff members to our team. We invite you to learn more about Zak, 2010 Duval County Teacher of the Year, and how he developed his passion for ensuring excellent education opportunities exist for all students in Duval County.

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