‘Bright’ Ideas Mini-Grant Donation to West Melbourne Elementary

School Board Member Andy Ziegler delivers a $1,392 check for a Bright Ideas Mini-Grant to West Melbourne Elementary School of Science Teacher Christine Uttlinger. Her project is entitled, “Everyday Technology.” Are you a teacher with a Bright Idea? Brevard Schools Foundation awards mini-grants twice annually thanks in part to the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations […]

Brevard Cultural Alliance and Brevard Schools Foundation Partner to Benefit Local At-Risk Boys

MELBOURNE, FLA. – Brevard Cultural Alliance (BCA) and Brevard Schools Foundation (BSF) have partnered to leverage a $40,000 grant from the Heineman Foundation to benefit local at-risk youth through the Brevard Group Treatment Home (serving boys ages 12-16) and the Melbourne Center for Personal Growth (serving boys ages 14-18). This program is part of BCA […]

BSF Receives Grant for Volunteerism of Agent Jill Mimbs

VIERA, FLA. – Brevard Schools Foundation received approval for $1,000 from The Allstate Foundation in honor of Allstate Agent Jill Mimbs’ volunteerism for the Take Stock in Children program. “We are pleased to partner with Allstate and their commitment to making our hometowns better, safer places to live by investing in our youth,” said Amie […]

Brevard Schools Foundation Scholarship Program Seeking Judges

Viera, FL – The Brevard Schools Foundation Scholarship program is actively seeking judges to read and score scholarship applications from graduating seniors planning to continue their education. Each year, with the support of many generous donors, Brevard Schools Foundation provides scholarships to deserving students to help them achieve their dream of a college education. Scholarships […]

Call for Volunteers!

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity that directly impacts the community in which you live? How about an opportunity to help students and teachers through the Brevard Schools Foundation? There are many ways in which volunteers can help the Foundation complete its mission. Depending on your interests and availability, there are certainly many opportunities […]

Two Schools Earn 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award

Freedom 7 Elementary School of International Studies and Surfside Elementary have been named 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools; two out of the nine honored in Florida. Since 1982, the U.S. Department of Education’s National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has recognized public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students either achieve very high learning […]

Transition program provides free supplies to homeless students.

The Brevard Schools Foundation’s Supply Zone for Teachers and BPS students in transition program teamed up last month to provide free supplies to homeless students. More than 2,200 known homeless students are enrolled in BPS. This winter, these children and their families will struggle to purchase basic necessities for the upcoming spring semester. In response […]

Tropical Elementary educator named Teacher of the Year

Amy Parsons has a message for her fellow teachers with frenetic schedules: Go into your classrooms and ignore those messy desks, stacks of ungraded papers and 50-plus unread emails. “Just stop, and take a breath, and look inside yourself. You’re what matters. You have the ability to make an impact. You have the magic beans […]

The 2015 ABC (Applauding Brevard’s Champions) Awards gala

The ABC (Applauding Brevard’s Champions) Awards gala, presented by Community Credit Union and hosted by Brevard Schools Foundation was held on January 28, 2015 at the King Center in Melbourne. During the gala, Brevard Public Schools recognized and revealed the winners of various categories: Teacher of the Year – Amy Parsons, Tropical Elementary Employee of […]

McGladrey Benefits Brevard Schools Foundation

Employees from McGladrey LLP, the nation’s leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market from the Brevard County office recently raised $10,000 to benefit Brevard Schools Foundation through a program called Birdies Fore Love, run by the Davis Love Foundation. With McGladrey employees as advocates for the program, Birdies Fore […]