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2015 Excellence in Education Awards Finalists

By: Hillsborough Education Foundation
Date: January 23, 2015
Every year the Hillsborough Education Foundation, in partnership with Hillsborough County Public Schools, presents the Excellence in Education Awards. This premiere event celebrates educators and school personnel who consistently bring forth their best efforts and utilize their talents to ensure the students they serve receive the best education possible. The 2015 Awards are quickly approaching, and we are proud to present the 17 finalists.
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Hillsborough County Student Awarded Leaders 4 Life Fellowship

By: Hillsborough Education Foundation
Date: January 22, 2015

Get to Know Our Mentors: Bessie

By: Hillsborough Education Foundation
Date: January 14, 2015
Bessie started mentoring after she saw a presentation at her company’s volunteer fair. Having had two children that both graduated from the Hillsborough County Public School system she knew firsthand the types of obstacles high school students could face...
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Get to Know Our Mentors: Molly

By: Hillsborough Education Foundation
Date: January 14, 2015
Molly learned about mentoring through a friend in the school system, and how now been mentoring for 1 year. We asked Molly what the most rewarding part of mentoring is, and she exclaimed, “Seeing Wint each week, She is the highlight of my week! No kidding! I love listening to her and hearing about her life. It is so important to be there for these students. Their lives are so much more complicated these days. Education is the only way out of poverty.”
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National Mentoring Month - A chance to change a life

By: Hillsborough Education Foundation
Date: January 13, 2015
It’s been proven time and time again that mentoring works. At-risk students who are mentored are more likely to gradate high school and enroll in and graduate from college than those without one. Plus, it’s been proven that students who are mentored are more likely to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities, and hold leadership roles while in high school and college, which further enhances their life experience....

Tampa’s Van Buren Middle School Receives Makeover Thanks to Statewide Volunteer Effort

By: Hillsborough Education Foundation
Date: December 30, 2014
Tampa’s Van Buren Middle School is now a bit brighter thanks to nearly 100 emerging leaders and the largest service project the school district has ever hosted...
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Friday Report from the President - December 19, 2014

By: B. Philip Jones
Source: Friday Report
Date: December 19, 2014
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Friday Report from the President - December 12, 2014

By: B. Philip Jones
Source: Friday Report
Date: December 12, 2014
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Hillsborough Technical Education Centers Renamed Technical Colleges

By: Hillsborough County Public Schools
Source: Hillsborough County Public Schools
Date: December 10, 2014
Tampa, FL – (December 10, 2014) – Hillsborough County School Board members voted unanimously on Tuesday to rename the four Hillsborough Technical Education Centers (HiTEC) from technical centers to technical colleges...
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Friday Report from the President - December 5, 2014

By: B. Philip Jones
Source: Friday Report
Date: December 5, 2014
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