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The Florida Education Foundation promotes and supports academic excellence for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students in Florida. The Foundation recognizes outstanding teachers and education contributors, develops strategic alliances with business organizations and advances statewide education initiatives.


July 22nd, 2014

Florida's Top STEM 11th graders, along with business and education leaders, share their thoughts about the 2014 Sunshine State Scholars program.


July 16th, 2014

~ Winner chosen from among more than 70 District Teachers of the Year ~

Tallahassee, Fla., July 11, 2014– Last night, Christie Bassett, a K-12 Art Teacher at Highlands Grove Elementary School in Polk County, was named the 2015 Florida Department of Education/Macy’s Teacher of the Year. First Lady Ann Scott and Macy’s President Mike Krauter joined Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart to make the announcement at an awards gala honoring the state’s top teachers.

April 23rd, 2014

~ Names finalists for Florida School-Related Employee of the Year award ~

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 1, 2014 –Commissioner Pam Stewart today announced five finalists for the 2014 Florida School-Related Employee of the Year award. This award recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to their schools and communities.

March 28th, 2014


~ State Farm contributes $100,000 to promote Florida Standards ~

February 17th, 2014

~ Program encourages STEM students to pursue in-state postsecondary careers ~

Tallahassee, Fla.,February 14, 2014 – Over the past two days, Florida's highest-achieving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students joined their peers statewide to be honored during the 2014 Sunshine State Scholars program.

For a list of the scholars, click here.

January 21st, 2014

The Florida Education Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Sunshine State Scholars.  These students are the top 11th graders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and represent every school district in Florida. On Feb 13 & 14,  they will be recognized in Orlando for their academic achievements and recruited to pursue their postsecondary education and STEM-related careers in Florida.Click on the link above.



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