Nassau Education Foundation News

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February 14, 2022
The Nassau Education Foundation (NEF) celebrated our mission to support the Nassau County classrooms, students, teachers and schools at an “Across the Decades” themed gala on Saturday, January 15, 2021 at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.  Funds raised during the evening benefit the foundation’s grant programs which annually distribute $100,000 to Nassau County’s sixteen schools in […]
September 24, 2023
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November 17, 2021
Last year during COVID, we weren’t able to gather to hold a gala and came up with a fun way to honor the teachers. It became what Dr. Burns calls a “COVID Keeper.” So on November 16, the Nassau Education Foundation Board and friends loaded a school bus with Superintendent Dr. Kathy Burns and traveled […]
November 10, 2021
Each year, the Nassau Education Foundation is able to use matching funds on a 1:1 basis with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations and each year the NEF board has chosen a career technical program to support.  This belief in the importance of vocational education has helped to fund projects in nursing, construction, agriculture and […]
September 9, 2021
The Nassau Education Foundation (NEF) announces its second annual membership drive. This is a new and important way for our local community to get involved and help bring grants to every classroom in Nassau district schools! Now through September 30 individuals can become a member-simply visit and click on the Membership tab at the top […]
February 20, 2020
(Nassau County, Fla.) – February 17, 2020 – The Nassau Education Foundation each year provides matching grant funds to Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs throughout Nassau County. CTE is the practice of teaching skills-based careers to students in middle school, high school and post-secondary institutions. This year funding was granted to the  Building and […]
January 18, 2020
Hosted by the Nassau Education Foundation, the gala serves as the foundation’s largest fundraiser. Since its inception in 2015, the organization has awarded over $500,000 to all schools throughout the district. Funds raised are used to provide classroom grants in every school.
December 3, 2019
Nassau Education Foundation and Community First Cares Foundation Grant $23,000 to Nassau County Schools for Continuation of BrainPop
January 20, 2019
On Friday, January 18, 2019, the Nassau Education Foundation held its fifth annual Teacher of the Year Gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Florida Senator Aaron Bean, Superintendent Dr. Kathy Burns, Nassau County School Board Chair Donna Martin, and outgoing Nassau County Teacher of the Year, Asa Jernigan announced Jessica Watkins, fourth-grade teacher at Yulee Elementary, […]
October 11, 2017
On Saturday, September 23, 2017, the West Nassau High School RoboTech Warriors robotics club team hosted...
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