About Teacher Roundtable

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund’s Teacher Roundtable elevates the voices of Duval County’s best public school teachers while empowering them to help each other and educate the community about the importance of high-quality instruction in public education. Through this initiative, the teachers who participate in our existing programming efforts, especially the EDDY Awards teacher of the year recognition program, came together to further strengthen their capacity for advocating for high-quality public education.

Teachers have been part of the Teacher Roundtable Steering Committee and have emphasized how important it is to have an independent organization like The Jacksonville Public Education Fund spearheading this initiative.

The goals of the Teacher Roundtable are to elevate the voices of teachers in community and district discussions about improving public education, support teachers in being their own advocates and connect teacher leaders to the community through speaking engagements and other opportunities.

To learn more about Teacher Roundtable, contact Zachary Champagne, Director of Program and Advocacy at zak@jaxpef.org.

Zachary Champagne

"The positive atmosphere and interactions of the Teacher Roundtable is like a shot in the arm…I leave each session informed, energized, and empowered knowing I am making a difference as an educator. "

C. Suzanne Evans, Teacher Roundtable Steering Comittee


EDDY Awards

Celebrating Duval County's excellent teachers.

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Research Library

Your source for comprehensive information about performance and progress in Duval County.

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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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Did You Know?

86.5 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2019, a record high.

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