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.Read More
We asked teachers of the year what they think about the Florida Standards.
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.Read More
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) facilitates the Teacher of the Year awards in Duval County, and has developed a yearlong program to celebrate, elevate and empower Duval County’s top teachers from traditional and public charter schools. The cornerstone is the EDDY Awards, an elegant gala to celebrate all the teachers of the year and announce the Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year. This school year, the EDDY Awards are on January 17, 2020.Read More
JPEF has turned the EDDY Awards, Jacksonville’s teacher of the year celebration, into the yearlong EDDYs experience for Duval’s top teachers, designed to celebrate, elevate and empower teacher leaders and retain them in the classroom. Here's what Duval's top teachers said about the experience.Read More
"Our research has shown that low pay is a major reason why Duval County teachers leave the classroom, and we believe we must recruit and retain great teachers in our struggling schools to help close the opportunity gap."Read More