Education

Manatee Schools Announces Administrative Changes for 2021-2022 School Year

The new positions are scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2021.

04/14/2021 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Schools Names Executive Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations

Dr. Allison Foster is the current principal of Phillippi Shores Elementary School.

04/07/2021 By Staff

Zoom U

How the Pandemic Upended the Life of Sarasota's College Students

For students at Ringling College of Art and Design, New College of Florida and the University of South Florida, the past year has been filled with Zoom classes, socially distanced campus life and uncertainty about the future.

04/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Jobs

Cross-College Alliance to Host Virtual Career Fair on March 25

The free event will take place on the online networking platform Remo.

03/19/2021 By Staff

Education

New College of Florida Names Five Presidential Candidates

The new president will be selected on or before April 20, 2021.

03/17/2021 By Staff

Education

New College 'Pei for the Future' Campaign Receives $50,000 Match

The New College Foundation is currently raising $15 million to restore the college's I.M. Pei-designed dormitories.

03/15/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota School District Announces New Principal for Woodland Middle School

Mark Grossenbacher will remain in his existing principalship at Englewood Elementary until the end of the 2020-21 school year.

03/09/2021 By Staff

Education

USF Launches Cybersecurity Major at Sarasota-Manatee Campus

Course topics include cybersecurity analytics, cybersecurity threat intelligence, database management and more.

03/05/2021 By Staff

Construction

New Charter School Planned Near SRQ Airport

Halfacre Construction is the builder for the 46,000-square-foot facility.

03/02/2021 By Staff

Listening to Black Voices

Educator Teidra Everett on Code-Switching, Tokenism and Creating a Diverse Classroom

“Most students at the primary level are visual learners, so what better way to teach them—and some adults—than by making history come to life?”

03/02/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Fast Track

Christine Jennings, Susan Burns Named Co-Chairs of New College Ambassadors Committee

The committee’s first major project is to raise student scholarship funds for an event honoring New College president Donal O’Shea, who is retiring in June.

03/01/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sean Ball Named Head of Upper School at Out-of-Door Academy

Ball began his tenure at Out-of-Door in 1992, teaching Latin, English and history.

02/17/2021 By Staff

Resignations

Visible Men Academy Co-Founder, CEO Neil Phillips Steps Down

VMA co-founder Louis Parker will act as interim CEO.

02/15/2021 By Staff

Jobs

New College to Host Virtual Career Fair

The event will focus on students interested in internships and careers within science, math and technology.

02/11/2021 By Staff

Memorial

Sarasota County Schools Unveils Statue of Groundbreaking Educator

Mrs. Dorothye Smith was the first Black principal hired within the integrated school system in Sarasota County.

02/08/2021 By Staff

Black History Month

New College Black History Month Features Symposium, Concert, Film Festival and Workshops

Including a "Black Lives Still Matter!" symposium to focus on social justice and educational equity.

02/05/2021 By Staff

Education

USF Names New Director to Critical Thinking Certificate Program

The IBCT program is an interdisciplinary initiative focused on enhancing problem-solving skills to drive creativity and innovation.

02/04/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota County Schools Announces Leadership Changes

Chris Renouf has been named assistant superintendent/chief academic officer, and Dr. Harriet Moore has been named director of innovation and equality.

02/01/2021 By Staff

The pandemic

Remote Learning Has Challenged Students, Teachers and Parents Alike

Roughly one out of every five students is currently participating in remote learning in Sarasota County.

01/29/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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