Meet the Teachers

More than 175 public schools have nominated a teacher for 2021 VyStar Duval County Teacher of the Year.

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Support the Half-Penny

Learn more about the half-penny referendum and find out why JPEF supports it.

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Sponsor the EDDYs

Help celebrate teachers during the 30th Annual EDDY Awards and live TV special.

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We spark innovation, relationships and resources to power the potential within and around our public schools to achieve excellent outcomes for all students.

We believe that phenomenal leadership in and around our public schools will move our schools forward to prepare students with the skills they need for future success.


Classroom grants

New Partnership Supports Teachers with Classroom Grants

JPEF and the Community First Cares Foundation are launching a new and expanded partnership to provide $50,000 in classroom grants to Duval teachers.

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School principal working with students

The transformative impact of school leaders

There are no great schools without great leaders. Learn how the Jacksonville Public Education Fund is supporting principals in Title I elementary schools. 

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Join us at the EDDY Awards

2020 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year

Leena Hall, a 10th grade Language Arts teacher at William M. Raines High School, was given the top honor at the 2020 EDDY Awards. 

Meet Ms. Hall

 

 

 

Upcoming Event

Election Day

This fall, voters will have a chance to determine the direction of our public schools through four School Board elections and a referendum on a half-penny sales tax for Duval County Public Schools.

  • Date: Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020
  • Time: 12:00AM to 11:59PM
  • Where: Your polling place
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-penny for schools 

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, the Jacksonville community said once again they would support a small tax for schools.

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Renaming Schools

You can help offset the costs of renaming six public schools that honor Confederates in their names.

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