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Nov 16, 2017
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Category: Blog Upcoming Events

Teachers at three schools in Sarasota County were surprised Tuesday, Nov. 13, when they were revealed as the district’s elementary, middle and high school Teachers of the Year and the 2018 Teacher of the Year finalists. The annual Teacher Tribute Tour team traveled to each school together on a bus.

Nov 06, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog Upcoming Events

Less than six weeks from today, the Education Foundation of Sarasota County and Sarasota County Schools will host its annual Teacher of the Year recognition event in a newly revamped format titled Ignite Education. On Wednesday, December 13, 40 nominated finalists representing elementary, middle and

Oct 20, 2017
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Thank you 2017 #SRQHacks Hackathon sponsors, mentors, volunteers and students for making the second annual hackathon a great success. Check out the recap video (created by Sarasota Underground) and final team presentations below! Final Presentations: First place: Carma (School-based carpool service)

Oct 11, 2017
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Education Foundation of Sarasota County hosts 2 nd Annual Hackathon Powered by the Education Foundation of Sarasota County, the region’s second annual student hackathon will be held October 13-15, 2017. The intense, three-day immersive experience will pair 100 students with over 60 mentors, forming

Oct 06, 2017
by JENNIFER VIGNE
Category: Blog

How often have you heard your child say, “why do I need to learn this?” or, “I’ll never use it!”? Even adults sometimes question the value of liberal arts courses, particularly when the governor of North Carolina comments, “What are we teaching these courses for if they're not going to help get a jo