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Become a ONE by ONE Public Ed Ambassador

What is a Public Ed Ambassador?

Public Ed Ambassadors are Jacksonville Public Education Fund’s elite volunteer corps members.

Public Ed Ambassadors will activate neighborhood voices to inform, advocate for and support excellent teachers, school leaders and school culture.

Who is an ideal Public Ed Ambassador?

A Public Ed Ambassador can be a high school senior, university student, young professional, parent, or community member/leader. Ideally, Ambassadors should possess strong research, writing or community engagement skills.

How do you become a Public Ed Ambassador?

  1. Fill out an application here by October 2, 2017.

  2. Strong applicants will be invited to participate in an interview with a JPEF staff member. Then final selection determinations will be communicated October 3 - 5.
  3. JPEF Staff will be in touch with you after your application is submitted with information about next steps, the kinds of activities Ambassadors will engage in, and important dates.

Apply Today

Important dates and Upcoming Events

***Please note, the orientation has been moved to Saturday, October 21.***


Upcoming Event

School Board Primary Elections

Four seats on the seven-member School Board are up for election this year. Learn about the candidates in our Advocacy Center so you can make an informed choice.

  • Date: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020
  • Time: 7:00AM to 7:00PM
  • Where: Your Polling Place
Learn More


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.

Learn More

Did You Know?

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

Stay Informed