Effective change is driven by the community. That is why the
Jacksonville Public Education Fund is dedicated to mobilizing
residents of Duval County to improve public education. From voting
and communicating with the officials who represent you, to working
directly with children and schools in our city, your participation
NEW: The Second Annual ONE by ONE Convention
on January 18, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Community delegates will assess key indicators of progress
toward the priorities in the Community Agreement and make personal
and collective commitments to advance the priorities.
Applications are required to attend the Second Annual ONE by ONE
Convention. Nominate yourself or a passionate public
education advocate that you know to be a delegate by December 18,
2013. Seats are limited!
» Start here
Tell lawmakers that Florida needs kids who are prepared for the
Your voice is needed to support Common Core State Standards,
new, higher standards that will prepare Florida's students for the
jobs of tomorrow. Learn more about the standards and what YOU can
do at www.jaxpef.org/SupportTheCore.
Advocacy Center: when you speak, elected officials listen
Public officials are making important decisions every day about
issues in education on the local and state level. On all of these
fronts and more, Duval County Public School students are depending
on you to speak up about what our schools need. Get started at our
new Advocacy Center.
» Make your
Learn more about a school near you: Attend a Discover Duval
Discover Duval Schools is a joint initiative of the Jacksonville
Public Education Fund and Duval County Public Schools. These
monthly school tours aim to increase understanding of the diverse
and high-quality academic offerings in the district and will have
different topical focus each month, highlighting a variety of
schools and programs throughout the county.
Register for an upcoming tour
The change starts with you
Want to make a difference in the life of a public school
student? You can start today by volunteering with the Jacksonville
Public Education Fund, Duval County Public Schools or one of a wide
variety of community organizations with a volunteer opportunity
that matches your interests.
» Begin your
Invest in the infrastructure for change
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund is able to work with the
community and the schools because of the long-term vision of its
investors, who believe that an informed and active citizenry,
together with attentive and aligned community leadership, will move
our schools forward to prepare students with the skills they need
for future success.
» Invest in the future of our community and