Education Foundation of Sarasota County
A key focus for the committee’s first year is to support early childhood reading initiatives in Sarasota and Manatee counties. The Education Foundation of Sarasota County enhances the potential of students, promotes excellence in teaching and inspires innovation in education, guided by strategic philanthropy.
Volunteer opportunity examples within the interest areas include:
College & Career Readiness - Career Chats speaker, Mentoring in Student Success Centers, Reviewing scholarship applications, Hosting a student workshop in a Student Success Center (i.e. interview skills, financial literacy, etc)
STEM & Innovation - STEMSmart Summit judge, #SRQHacks Hackathon mentor or judge
Teachers/Professional Development - Reading and scoring teacher-submitted grants
Special Events - Serving on event committees, Assisting with event-related planning and logistics