Building Philanthropy to Build a Better Florida

EAG Summer Convening

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 (All day)
Orlando, FL
Central Florida Foundation
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Registration is now open. Connect with other funders who have an interest in supporting education-related issues, organizations and needs in Florida. Lunch will be provided.

Details to follow. 

Who Should Attend?

This meeting is designed for staff and board members of all types of Florida grantmaking organizations who support education-related programs and initiatives. The meeting is open to FPN members only.

EAG Guiding Statement:  The EAG will support a culture of high expectations for all students, in and out of school, from early childhood to postsecondary education, leading to career success.

Meeting Objectives

  • Foster connections that assist grantmakers with more effective and efficient practice. 
  • Learn of recent legislation in early childhood issues and upcoming policy issues
  • Review updates on post-secondary attainment success efforts and work around innovative scholarships
  • Discuss education amendment proposals from the Constitutional Revision Commission
  • Delve into disconnects between early Florida Standards Assessment results and high school grad rates


8:45 - 9:00     Arrival & Registration

9:00 - 9:15     Welcome & Introductions 
                       Daryl Houston, EAG Chair, Community Foundation of Palm Beach & Martin Counties
                       Braulio Colón, EAG Vice Chair, Vice President, Florida Student Success Initiatives, Helios Education Foundation

9:15 - 9:45     Reports from the Field: Education Partnerships Ensuring Excellent Instruction Convening

9:45 - 11:15    Florida Policy Landscape for Early Success
                        Brittany Birken, CEO, Florida Children's Council

11:15 - 11:30   FPN Early Success Plans
                        Bob McFalls, President & CEO, Florida Philanthropic Network

11:30 - 12:00  Florida Partnership for Attainment – What’s Philanthropy’s Role?
                        Braulio Colón, Vice President, Florida Student Success Initiatives, Helios Education Foundation

12:00 - 12:30  Lunch

12:30 - 1:00    Innovative Scholarship Workgroup – Survey Results and Goals
                        Bill Hoffman, FPN Education Consultant

1:00 - 2:00      Constitutional Revision Commission’s Education Proposals
                        Nicole Washington, State Policy Consultant, Lumina Foundation 

2:00 - 2:55      High School Graduation Rates and Statistical Disconnects
                        Paul Perrault, Vice President, Director of Research & Evaluation, Helios Education Foundation

3:00                Adjourn


Go to the Summer 2018 Convening Summary for the Resources from this event.

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