Education

Community Day School Hosts Groundbreaking Celebration at New Campus

Community Day School's new 8.8-acre campus will be ready in time for the 2021-2022 school year.

01/26/2021 By Staff

Internships

Deadline Approaching for Bank of America 'Student Leaders' Internships

The program is part of the bank’s investment into education and workforce development for young adults to obtain job and leadership experience.

01/25/2021 By Staff

Awards

Fruitville Elementary Teacher Named Sarasota County Teacher of the Year

Kari Johnson is a kindergarten teacher in her 15th year.

01/25/2021 By Staff

Scholarships

Community Foundation Accepting Applicants for Scholarship Program

Students under the age of 24 are eligible for more than 70 scholarship opportunities. The deadline is March 1.

01/19/2021 By Staff

Education

New College Initiates Search for Next President

The next president will succeed Donal O'Shea, who retires in June after a nine-year tenure.

01/19/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

New College Receives $4 Million Gift

The gift, which comes from the estate of Bob and Lee Peterson, is the largest in New College’s 61-year history.

01/13/2021 By Staff

Work Study

Goodwill, Bayshore High School Partner on Student Work Program

Through the program, ESE students can benefit from real-life work experience.

01/11/2021 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Receives $75,475 in Matching Funds

The funds support the expansion of the Education Foundation’s "College, Career, and Life Readiness" initiative.

01/07/2021 By Staff

Education

Goodwill Manasota Offers Virtual ESOL Classes for Manatee County Employees

The classes, which are taught by instructors provided by the Manatee Literacy Council, are provided while employees are on the clock, at no cost to them.

12/31/2020 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Receives Bright Futures Grant

The $4,000 grant comes from the Florida Lottery.

12/23/2020 By Staff

Education

Manatee School Superintendent's Contract Extended to 2023

Cynthia Saunders has served as superintendent since 2018.

12/18/2020 By Staff

Education

Community Day School Selects Board of Trustees

The school has also launched an $8.8 million campaign for its new campus.

12/17/2020 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

One of the four finalists will be named the school district's Teacher of the Year at a virtual awards celebration on Thursday, Jan. 21.

12/16/2020 By Staff

Education

New Grant Will Support Ringling Student Scholarships, Sarasota Art Museum

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Ringling College of Art and Design a $30,500 grant.

12/16/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Library Foundation Overhauls Website, Branding

The foundation raises private donations to supplement public tax support for Sarasota County libraries.

12/14/2020 By Staff

Awards

Manatee County Superintendent Receives Statewide Award

Cynthia Saunders was recognized by the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations.

12/02/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Day School Receives $300,000 Gift for New Campus

The gift is designated for the gymnasium on the school’s new 8.8-acre campus.

12/02/2020 By Staff

Simply Fab

The Suncoast Science Center and Its Faulhaber Fab Lab Enliven the Study of Science

The science center is chockablock with 3D printers, mills for fine metal work and other gee-whiz machines.

12/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Grants

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Receives $50,000 Grant

The funds come from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

11/30/2020 By Staff

Education

New Bank of America Initiative Intended to Help Florida's Black and Latino Students

The bank is partnering with Florida colleges to increase opportunities for minority students.

11/20/2020 By Staff