Q&A: What is teacher leadership, and why does it matter?

3/11/2020

At JPEF, we believe investing in teacher leadership has an impact far beyond one teacher’s classroom. To learn more about why this is, we put a few questions to Warren Buck, JPEF’s Director of Teacher Leadership.

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Eleven teachers selected for the inaugural Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship

We're investing in teacher leadership in partnership with The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida.

3/6/2020

Eleven outstanding public school teachers are about to begin the professional learning experiences of their careers as the first winners of the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship.

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Northeast Florida Teachers of the Year come together for a day of learning and development

2/11/2020

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund, the Clay Education Foundation, and INK - Investing in Kids recently brought together teachers of the year from Duval, Clay, and St. Johns counties for a day of partnership and development around the topic of trauma-informed classroom practices. 

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Raines teacher named 2020 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year

1/17/2020

Leena Hall, an outstanding educator at Raines High School, was named the 2020 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year at the 29th Annual EDDY Awards, hosted by the Jacksonville Public Education Fund.

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What top teachers think about revising the Florida Standards

We asked teachers of the year what they think about the Florida Standards.

10/18/2019

Earlier this year, Governor DeSantis issued an executive order calling for a revision of the Florida State Standards and elimination of the Common Core. We asked the 2019-2020 school-level Teachers of the Year what they think.

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Upcoming Event

Join Us for EDTalks 2020

EDTalks is an annual speaker series and luncheon that brings education's greatest thought leaders to Duval County. Mark your calendar for October 8!

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 08, 2020
  • Time: 11:30AM to 1:00PM
  • Where: Omni Jacksonville Hotel
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-cent tax 

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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Did You Know?

85.1 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2018, a record high.

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