Twelve Public School Principals Selected for Founders Fellowships

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund is supporting principals in Title I elementary schools with professional learning communities, coaching and funding.

10/21/2020

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund is proud to announce twelve public school principals have been selected for four Founders Fellowships in the School Leadership Initiative.

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President's Message: What we’re learning from COVID-19

JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune offers some reflections on education in the pandemic.

10/20/2020

"While we still don’t know the full impact, it’s clear that it will be dramatic and long lasting."

 

 

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School leadership matters: Principal LaWanda Polydore

Principal LaWanda Polydore participated in JPEF's School Leader Summer Residency.

10/6/2020

“I will be changed forever. What you did for us was amazing. I keep my notes and my binder close and I apply it. I want to be the best leader that I can be.”

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Applications now open for the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship

What learning experience have you always dreamed of?

10/5/2020

Public school teachers in Duval County can now apply through Feb. 21, 2021 to pursue their dream professional learning experience.

 

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Jacksonville Public Education Fund Announces the Nominees for 2021 VyStar Duval County Teacher of the Year

More than 175 teachers were nominated for their school's honor during the 2020-2021 school year.

9/21/2020

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Upcoming Event

Election Day

This fall, voters will have a chance to determine the direction of our public schools through four School Board elections and a referendum on a half-penny sales tax for Duval County Public Schools.

  • Date: Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020
  • Time: 12:00AM to 11:59PM
  • Where: Your polling place
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-penny for schools 

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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Renaming Schools

You can help offset the costs of renaming six public schools that honor Confederates in their names.

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