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Oct
10

CASI Learning Community Convening

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Hilton Tampa Downtown

Join us for the initial meeting of the Learning Community!

  • Introduce the FPN CASI Learning Community and identify member needs
  • Learn how financial aid is administered in order to avoid scholarship displacement
  • Increase understanding of current scholarship landscape, alternative designs, and the latitude allowed in administering restricted scholarships. 
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Jun
05

EAG Summer Convening

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Orlando, FL

Connect with other funders who have an interest in supporting education-related issues, organizations and needs in Florida. Lunch will be provided.

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May
10 - 11

2018 Florida College Access Network Summit

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Orlando

The 2018 FCAN Summit features four general sessions and 30 breakout sessions. More than 50 speakers will highlight latest developments in college access, postsecondary success, college affordability, career readiness and workforce development, data and measurement, and collective impact.

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Apr
24

The Status of Women in Florida by County: Employment & Earnings

The Status of Women in Florida by County: Employment & Earnings examines data on women’s employment, earnings and occupations and trends over time, including research and analysis necessary to make data-driven decisions. Released by the Institute for Women's Policy Research in partnership with Florida Philanthropic Network and Florida Women’s Funding Alliance.

Join Florida Philanthropic Network, Florida Women's Funding Alliance and the Institute for Women's Policy Research for an in-depth look at the report's key findings. 

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Jan
24

Education Partnerships Ensuring Excellent Instruction

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Miami-Coral Gables

For the first time ever, our FPN's Education Affinity Group will host a full-day convening with education funders, representatives from the district and state levels and local education foundation leaders. Don't miss this unique opportunity to develop and strengthen partnerships across Florida’s education sector to ensure excellent instruction.

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Nov
17

Homelessness and Education in Florida: Impacts on Children and Youth

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Tampa, FL

childrenFPN's Funders Together Florida invites you to preview the findings of the Homelessness and Education in Florida: Impacts on Children and Youth report, co-authored by the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies at UF and Miami Homes for All. 

Commissioned by JPMorgan Chase & Co., the report explores the impacts of homelessness and housing instability on the education of children and youth in Florida by focusing on students’ experiences. The findings are based on student data provided by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) and phone interviews with school district staff serving as homelessness education liaisons in 29 counties throughout Florida. The report also includes policy recommendations based on the report findings and best practices from across the country.

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Oct
23

What it Takes to Put All Students on the Path to Post-Secondary Success 

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Webinar

What are the characteristics of the nation’s high schools with the lowest graduation rates? What evidence-based practices are making a difference in closing achievement gaps? Commissioner Stewart will summarize recent research from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education with a focus on takeaways for Florida on putting all students on a path to success. 

 

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