Education Foundation of Sarasota County June 2016 Happenings

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“Our fate can be different; but only if we start doing things differently.” Notable author Thomas L. Friedman heeds this warning in his book The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century which stirred the Education Foundation of Sarasota County to address this plain truth with a new perspective.
With generous support by Michael and Terri Klauber, the Education Foundation of Sarasota County hosted TED talk presenter Kate Groch this past week. Kate is a passionate visionary and educator who shares similar values with the Education Foundation – a dedicated commitment to unlocked the potential of every child. READ MORE
Congratulations Class of 2016
2016 Graduates:

We wish you the best of luck in all your future endeavors.

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” 


Through a grass-roots effort of dedicated community members and the Education Foundation of Sarasota County, which is committed to promoting a college- and career-focused culture for all students, the idea of a Hackathon was born.

Dan Boxser, a community leader and philanthropist, approached us with an innovative idea to create a forum in which underserved youth would be paired with technology-sector mentors and, through an intense three-day immersion experience, create mobile applications. READ MORE on

Co-authored by: Education Foundation of Sarasota County Executive Director Jennifer Vigne and 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Charles Williams.




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