Profiles in Parent Leadership: Ale'ta Turner

Ale'ta Turner is a mother of two and one of the graduates in the inaugural cohort of Parents Who Lead. We asked her a few questions about her experience in the program. Here's what she said.

3/28/2019

"Parent leaders are a part of the solution and can uplift the work of others serving our children every day."

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Profiles in Parent Leadership: Tiffany Clark

Tiffany Clark is a recent graduate of Parents Who Lead. We asked her a few questions about her experience in the program. Here's what she said.

3/26/2019

"Parents Who Lead is the map, the compass and your personal guide to improving child and outcomes in your community."

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Parents Who Lead: Jacksonville Public Education Fund builds advocates

3/23/2019

The Florida Times-Union covered the graduation of the first cohort of Parents Who Lead, detailing the community projects underway to improve the well-being of children in Duval County.

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A parent leader in action

Teachers discuss the impact of implicit bias in their classrooms

3/11/2019

Whitney Touchton, a participant in Parents Who Lead, led a session on implicit bias at the WJCT Teach Conference, bringing some of Duval County's top teachers to speak with more than 50 other educators about how to create a classroom environment where all students can thrive.

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Introducing Coretta Hill, JPEF's new Vice President

2/25/2019

The JPEF team is thrilled to welcome Coretta Hill as JPEF’s new Vice President. 

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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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