13 ways to thank a teacher

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5-11.

5/2/2019

As we prepare to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we're sharing these to get you thinking about how you can support teachers this week, and every week of the year. 

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Reflections from Stephanie Bellino: "I have grown in ways I never thought possible"

The 2018 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year shares her reflections on what she learned.

4/19/2019

"JPEF truly opened up not only my world, but that of my students as well."

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Profiles in Parent Leadership: Richa Jethwani

RICHA JETHWANI IS A MOTHER AND GRADUATE OF PARENTS WHO LEAD. WE ASKED HER HOW THE PROGRAM CHANGED HER LEADERSHIP -- HERE'S WHAT SHE SAID.

4/11/2019

"This program has given me so much strength and confidence and made me feel that we can do it -- we can make a positive change."

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Profiles in Parent Leadership: Latrice Carmichael

Latrice Carmichael is a mother and graduate of Parents Who Lead. We asked her how the program changed her leadership -- here's what she said.

4/4/2019

"Parents Who Lead taught me that my efforts are never too small."

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Profiles in Parent Leadership: Samet Kul

We asked Samet Kul how Parents Who Lead changed him. Here's what he said.

4/2/2019

"Before this program, I only had wishful thoughts about the changes I wanted to see in my children's education."

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Upcoming Event

EDDY Awards

  • Date: Friday, Jan 17, 2020
  • Time: 7:00PM to 10:00PM
  • Where: Hyatt Regency, 220 E Coastline Drive
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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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