Across the Decades Gala

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 […]

School Bus Surprise

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 […]

Culinary Arts at the Bean Center

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 […]

Building and Construction Program Promotes Teamwork and Creativity

(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 […]