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 […]

Bright House Networks donates backpacks, supplies to Brevard students

MELBOURNE — The holidays are fast approaching, but school in Brevard County is still in session. This means children still need supplies to help them learn. Tuesday morning, 250 backpacks and three boxes of supplies, donated by Bright House Networks employees on the Space Coast, were loaded up on a truck. The supplies are headed […]

Congratulations First Semester “Bright Ideas” Mini-Grant Winners 2014-15!

Thank You Mini-Grant Sponsors: Sun Trust Foundation, Merritt Island Breakfast Rotary, Harris Foundation, Northrop Grumman, Jacobs Technology, Health First, Ambika and Ravi Palaniyandi, Consortium of Florida Education Foundations, and License for Learning specialty tags. You helped invest over $23,000 this semester! Lisa Van Dam, Ocean Breeze Jennifer Dames, Coquina Heather Haman, Port Malabar Laurie Delida, […]

Study Ranks Six Florida K-12 Education Foundations among the Top 25 in the Nation

The nation’s only study and ranking of K-12 education foundations, “Stepping Up: The Top K-12 Education Foundations in the Nation,” has ranked Pinellas Education Foundation first in the nation, with five other Florida education foundations among the top 25 and an additional six among the top 50. Stepping Up looked at eight key performance categories […]

Store for teacher’s supplies opens in Brevard County

BREVARD COUNTY — A new store is helping Brevard County teachers get much needed school supplies without it costing them a dime, which many of them are used to doing. Dozens of teachers have already taken advantage of the program just days before school starts on the Space Coast. Susan Brower works for Brevard Schools […]

Brevard Schools Foundation Honors 2 UCF Education Graduates

Two UCF education graduates were recognized last week for their work in Brevard County at the Applauding Brevard’s Champions Awards Gala in Melbourne. Matthew Yount, who earned both his bachelor’s in exceptional student education and master’s in elementary education from UCF, was named Brevard Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Yount, a fifth- and sixth-grade […]

BSF Announces District Winners at ABC Awards

VIERA, FLORIDA – The ABC (Applauding Brevard’s Champions) Awards Gala, presented by Community Credit Union and hosted by Brevard Schools Foundation was held on January 30, 2014 at the King Center in Melbourne. During the gala, Brevard Public Schools recognized and revealed the winners of various categories including: Administrators of the Year, Volunteers of the […]