Program Grants


Academic Tourney

The purpose of this funding is to improve academic student performance by providing learning opportunities to students and/or teachers.

Ann Whitney
Director of Standards
Ann.Whitney@fldoe.org


African American History Task Force

The purpose of this funding is to ensure that African American history is being incorporated into all areas of instruction. The primary purpose of the project is to provide funds to continue a partnership with the African American History Task force to improve student performance through student learning opportunities and teacher professional development.

Ann Whitney
Director of Standards
Ann.Whitney@fldoe.org


Arts for a Complete Education

The purpose of this funding is to improve quality arts education access to all of Florida’s students and to promote excellence in arts education through recognition of exemplary programs in the arts and dissemination of information about those programs.

Jennifer Infinger
Fine Arts Education Specialist
Jennifer.Infinger@fldoe.org


CPALMS and Student Tutorials

This funding is for enhancement and maintenance of the CPALMS platform.

Katrina Figgett
Director of Science, Mathematics & Instructional Technology
Katrina.Figgett@fldoe.org


Evans and Community Partnership School

This project supports the UCF Center for Community School’s efforts to develop and support Community Partnership Schools throughout the State of Florida based on the model developed at the Evans High School- A Community Partnership School in Orlando.

Penny Taylor
Director of Healthy Schools
Penny.Taylor@fldoe.org


Florida Department of Health School-based Surveillance

The purpose of this funding is to assess school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, territories, and tribal governments.

Michelle Gaines
Health Education Coordinator
Michelle.Gaines@fldoe.org


Florida Holocaust Museum

The purpose of this funding is to improve student achievement by providing teaching and learning opportunities to students and teachers by supporting required instruction according to section 1003.42(2)(g), Florida Statutes. Priorities include enhancing instruction and/or providing activities to improve student performance and addressing unmet needs of students, especially those at risk.

Michael DiPierro
Social Studies Specialist
Michael.DiPierro@fldoe.org 


Florida Virtual Curriculum Marketplace

The purpose of this funding is to continue the program from fiscal year 2015-2016 for school districts in the Panhandle Area Education Consortium (PAEC), Northeast Florida Education Consortium (NEFEC), and Heartland Consortium (HEC) and school districts with 24,000 or fewer FTE students, providing digital learning tools, digital resources, the curriculum foundry, technical support and professional development originally created through the Florida Virtual Curriculum Marketplace.

April Drennan
Instructional Technologist
April.Drennan@fldoe.org


Florida YMCA Youth in Government

The purpose of this funding is to focus on underrepresented and under-resourced communities to educate students about civic engagement, public speaking and communication skills through teacher and community member training and volunteer student mentoring of other students.

Ann Whitney
Director of Standards
Ann.Whitney@fldoe.org


Holocaust Memorial of Miami Beach

The purpose of this funding is to create new ways for teachers and students of the Memorial museum to learn and synthesize the history of the Holocaust and lessons learned; to share the personal testimonies of survivors so that their individual stories remain relevant around critical lessons of the Holocaust; to facilitate thoughtful dialogue about the ethics, history, and lessons of the Holocaust among students, teachers, and the general public; to enrich the quality of life for both Florida’s youth and seniors by teens and college students with survivors to learn the history and lessons of the Holocaust and how this historic period relates to their lives today.

Michael DiPierro
Social Studies Specialist
Michael.DiPierro@fldoe.org


National Flight Academy-Outfitting of Building to Increase Capacity

The purpose of this funding is to increase the capacity for the delivery of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational programs through the use of technological components.

Ashley Palelis
Computer Science Specialist
Ashley.Palelis@fldoe.org


New World School of the Arts

The purpose of this funding is to support the New World School of the Arts (NWSA), a center of excellence for the performing and visual arts, in cooperation with the State University System, Miami-Dade Community College, and the Miami-Dade County School District, as established in 1002.35, F.S.  The priority is to follow the mission of Florida’s K-20 education system by addressing the four goals found within the State Board of Education’s Strategic Plan, through the projects listed in this Scope of work.

Jennifer Infinger
Fine Arts Education Specialist
Jennifer.Infinger@fldoe.org


Statewide Online Tobacco Prevention Teacher Training Program

The purpose of this funding is to provide a statewide professional development course in tobacco prevention and intervention education through distance learning.

Petricia Sailor
Contracts/Grants Specialist
Petricia.Sailor@fldoe.org

Penny Taylor
Director of Healthy Schools
Penny.Taylor@fldoe.org


Statewide Science and Engineering Fair

The purpose of this funding is to improve student performance by providing opportunities for students in grades K-12 to pursue research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Patricia "P.J." Duncan
Secondary Science Specialist
Patricia.Duncan@fldoe.org


Task Force on Holocaust Education

The purpose of this funding is to provide funding for the Holocaust Education Task Force annual meeting, subsequent meetings, curriculum development, teacher professional development and Professional Learning Institutes during the 2016-17 fiscal year.

Ann Whitney
Director of Standards
Ann.Whitney@fldoe.org


Title IV Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE)

The purpose of this funding is to improve student academic achievement by increasing the capacity of State educational agencies (SEAs), local education agencies (LEAs), and local communities.

For more information, visit the Title IV Part A grant page.

Director
USF Title IV Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment Project


USF Healthy Schools HIV/STD Prevention Education Project

The purpose of this funding is to address the promotion of adolescent health through school-based HIV/STD prevention.

Michelle Gaines
Health Education Coordinator
Michelle.Gaines@fldoe.org

Penny Taylor
Director of Healthy Schools
Penny.Taylor@fldoe.org