Thom Jones, Executive Director of the Education Foundation of St. Lucie County, provided an end-of-year update to the School Board. The St. Lucie County Education Foundation was founded in 1990 as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization whose purpose is to support the teachers and students of the St. Lucie County School District through programs not funded…Details
The St. Lucie Education Foundation has kicked off its “Get On the Bus” campaign to enhance community awareness of its variety of initiatives to benefit public education in St. Lucie County and encourage community involvement in those programs. The local initiative is part of the statewide foundation consortium drive to increase support of public education…Details
St. Lucie County’s Education Foundation awarded 33 grants to teachers throughout the district. Executive Director Thom Jones indicated that the grants represent a $50,000.00 investment in quality educational programs to benefit student achievement.
The St. Lucie County Education Foundation awarded grants exceeding $83,000 at the November 12, 2013, meeting of the St. Lucie County School Board. The grants were for classroom, school-wide, and district-wide projects and were distributed to 11 schools and the district curriculum and instruction department. Pictured are, from far right, Education Foundation executive director Jim…Details
The St. Lucie County Education Foundation Teachers of Excellence Utilizing Technology committee selected three educators to receive a Dell Computer for their grant application. The teachers were selected based on their unique utilization of technology in the classroom to engage students and improve student achievement, and were presented their laptops at the May 22, 2012,…Details
Florida Department of Education Commissioner Pam Stewart this week announced the assessment tool selected to replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) as an annual standardized test for Florida public school students. The commissioner developed a letter for parents to understand the process. To view Commissioner Stewart’s letter to parents, copy the following link into…Details
Nationally recognized motivational speaker and education authority Dr. Adolph Brown III continued his commitment to St. Lucie Public Schools with two days of appointments at several schools and an evening community program at East Florida Primitive Baptist Association Temple in Fort Pierce. Dr. Brown’s messages energize, educate, inspire and entertain all audiences. Dr. Brown’s continued…Details
First grade students Willdarion Adams, Anaiah Armah, Lorraine Zimmerman, Ariel Major, and Makia Cooper in Deanna Scotto’s class at F.K. Sweet Elementary enjoy working within their small math group. This lesson consisted of using candy hearts to reinforce graphing skills. Edible treats are always a favorite manipulative for young learners.
Friday, Aug 11, 2017 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM Welcome Back Celebration Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery 4200 Johnston Road, Ft.Pierce. Dinner buffet, live music, games, prizes, classroom adoptions, and more! FREE for all District Employees $10 per guest For more information, please visit the Education Foundation website at https://www.educationfoundationstlucie.org/ Everyone planning to attend must…Details
During the October School Board meeting President of the Education Foundation Thom Jones launched “Working Together for Success,” the Education Foundation’s theme to support all of the advances recently made by the School District in ranking and graduation rates. Jones shared the fact that The Foundation had obtained Resolutions of support from the City of…Details