Your Impact: How One Teacher Created a Trauma-Informed Classroom

BISCAYNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER RECEIVED A GRANT TO PURCHASE TRAUMA-INFORMED TOOLS FOR HER CLASSROOM

9/10/2021

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Meet the Team: Betsy Penisten

Betsy Penisten serves as the associate for communications and development at the Jacksonville Public Education Fund.

8/18/2021

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President's Back-to-School Message

JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares her thoughts as students go back to class this fall.

8/6/2021

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Meet the Team: Rachel Duff, Data & Research Manager

8/5/2021

JPEF is so proud to have a former top five finalist for Duval County Teacher of the Year join the team!

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President’s Corner: Reflecting on High School Graduation in a Pandemic

JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares her thoughts as the parent of a senior.

High school graduation has been a recurring theme in the life of JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune. In a new Q&A, Rachael shared what high school graduation means to her, and offered some words of inspiration for fellow parents who are w ...Read More

Half-penny sales tax will go on the ballot in fall 2020

Education advocates reacted to the news by saying they'll support the sales tax.

“This is a long-awaited historic moment in Duval County,” said JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune. “Our students need 21st century schools, and our independent research has shown that 78.5 percent of Duval County residents support ...Read More

Education Innovator Speaks in Jacksonville about What Students Need to Succeed in the 21st Century

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 Publ ...Read More

Upcoming Event

EDTalks & Action

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
  • Time: 11:30AM
  • Where: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
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DID YOU KNOW?

 

87%

of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2018-2019.