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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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 Foundation Receives Bright Futures Grant

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

12/23/2020 By Staff


Manatee School Superintendent's Contract Extended to 2023

Cynthia Saunders has served as superintendent since 2018.

12/18/2020 By Staff


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


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


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


Library Foundation Overhauls Website, Branding

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

12/14/2020 By Staff


Manatee County Superintendent Receives Statewide Award

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

12/02/2020 By Staff