Teacher Leader Spotlight: 'Never miss an opportunity to make a change'

Nadine Ebri's students are scoring among the top in the district thanks to the support of JPEF's Teacher Leadership Initiative.


Said Ms. Ebri: "My Algebra I students had the second-highest average out of all the middle schools in the district on PMA 3 [Progress Monitoring Activities]. I can attribute all their success to this project. Thank you."  

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Inside the School Leadership Initiative: Helping students climb out of the ‘pit’

JPEF's School Leadership Initiative helps build the leadership skills of Title I elementary school principals.


This month, principals across Duval County joined a virtual learning session to talk about – “the learning pit” – a metaphor for the learning journey – and how teachers can support students to go in bravely with an academic mindset.

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School Leader Spotlight: Attracting great teachers at Woodland Acres Elementary

JPEF is supporting Principal Tiffany Green as she seeks to make Woodland Acres a destination for great teachers.


"JPEF has allowed us to support our teachers through additional funding for program materials and additional coaching support."

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School leadership matters: Spotlight on Principal Sabrina Session-Jones

Principal Session-Jones is one of the School Leadership Fellows JPEF supports with coaching and grant funding.


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Upcoming Event

EDTalks & Action

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
  • Time: 11:30AM
  • Where: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
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of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2018-2019.