"Education is the key to success in life,
teachers make a lasting impact in
the lives of their students."
We all have that one teacher who made a profound impact on our life.
It is the mission of the Nassau Education Foundation to support the
teachers of Nassau County, Florida with classroom grants, so they too,
may play a significant role in shaping the lives of our students.
The teachers, who are awarded classroom grants through the
Nassau Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, want to
raise the bar within their classroom, provide their students
with an innovative learning experience and see their students
achieve his or her highest potential.
Since 2015, we have contributed more than $500,000 in grants
to teachers in every school in Nassau County.
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, […]