Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will support JPEF's Teacher Leadership Initiative.
Close to 50 public school teacher leaders in Duval County will make social justice a meaningful aspect of their everyday instruction while completing an action research project to influence teaching practices across their school community.Read More
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund Receives a $30,000 Grant from Truist for COVID-19 Relief Efforts
The grant is part of the financial services company’s Truist Cares initiative, a $25 million philanthropic pledge announced in March to support basic needs, medical supplies and financial hardship relief due to COVID-19.Read More
JPEF also celebrated 10 years of impact and launched a new School Leadership Initiative.
Dr. Tony Wagner, an internationally acclaimed author and education innovator, shared a thought-provoking message about the future of education with more than 350 education and community leaders today as the keynote speaker of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund’s EDTalks event.Read More
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) facilitates the Teacher of the Year awards in Duval County, and has developed a yearlong program to celebrate, elevate and empower Duval County’s top teachers from traditional and public charter schools. The cornerstone is the EDDY Awards, an elegant gala to celebrate all the teachers of the year and announce the Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year. This school year, the EDDY Awards are on January 17, 2020.Read More
This year, the group includes a wide range of identities representing parents in Duval County: men and women, Jews, Hindus and Muslims, refugees, military parents, as well as many political affiliations and professions, including a forklift driver and the CEO of a company.Read More