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    Education Commissioner Announces Keep Florida Learning Committee Members


    Education Commissioner Pam Stewart announced the 11 members of the Keep Florida Learning Committee, which was recently established to review key education issues.

     
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    Governor Scott: We Must Reduce Testing In Florida Schools


    DOE testing investigation recommends Florida students take fewer assessments.

     
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    Florida’s Top STEM Scholars Honored at Statewide Conference


    The state’s highest-achieving eleventh grade STEM scholars from each school district were the focus at an annual recognition and recruitment event yesterday and today in Orlando.

     

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Welcome to the Florida Department of Education's new website. Every day we work hand in hand with parents, teachers, educators and community members to improve Florida's education system for students of all backgrounds and abilities. Our new site reflects this cooperative relationship and the role that so many Floridians play in ensuring student success.

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DOE and Macy's Make Surprise Announcement in Seminole County for Teacher of the Year Finalist!

DOE and Macy's Make Surprise Announcement in Seminole County for Teacher of the Year Finalist!

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DOE and Macy's Make Surprise Announcement in Madison County for Teacher of the Year Finalist!

DOE and Macy's Make Surprise Announcement in Madison County for Teacher of the Year Finalist!

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Macy’s Partners with Florida Department of Education to Celebrate 27 Years of Extraordinary Teachers with Surprise, Magical Announcement for Teacher of the Year Finalist!

Macy’s Partners with Florida Department of Education to Celebrate 27 Years of Extraordinary Teachers with Surprise, Magical Announcement for Teacher of the Year Finalist!

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Commissioner Stewart Names 2015 School-Related Employee of the Year

Commissioner Stewart Names 2015 School-Related Employee of the Year

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Commissioner Pam Stewart Names Finalists For Florida School-Related Employee Of The Year

Commissioner Pam Stewart Names Finalists For Florida School-Related Employee Of The Year

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Santa Fe College Named Nation’s Top College

Santa Fe College Named Nation’s Top College

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Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day

Florida Department of Education employees visited several local schools to read to students in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday.

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Commissioner's Summit for Principals

Commissioner's Summit for Principals

Dr. Angela Murphy-Osborne from Palmetto Elementary School in the Orange County School District was named the 2015 winner of the Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership at an awards luncheon during the Commissioner’s Summit for Principals. Dustin Sims of Flagler Palm Coast High School (FPCH) in the Flagler County School District was honored with the Outstanding Assistant Principal Achievement Award.

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Governor's Teacher of the Year Summit

Governor's Teacher of the Year Summit

Governor Rick Scott launched his annual Teacher of the Year Summit, bringing the state’s top teachers to the Capitol for a two-day workshop and celebration. Nearly 50 teachers of the year are participating in this year’s summit.

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Career and Technical Education Day on the Hill

Career and Technical Education Day on the Hill

In February, the Florida Department of Education joins students and educators across the state celebrating Career and Technical Education Month. In honor of the observance, Governor Rick Scott issued a proclamation (PDF) highlighting career and technical education opportunities available throughout Florida.

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Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration

Florida A&M University President Dr. Elmira Mangum delivered the keynote address during the Florida Department of Education’s Black History Month Program. Attendees also enjoyed performances by FSU professor and blues singer Charles Atkins, soloist and FDOE team member Felicia Williams, and students from Crossroad Academy.

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Commissioner Announces Finalists for Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year

Commissioner Announces Finalists for Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year

Commissioner Pam Stewart today named finalists for the state’s 2015 Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership (Principal of the Year) and the Outstanding Assistant Principal Achievement Award (Assistant Principal of the Year). The awards recognize principals and assistant principals for their exceptional contributions to their schools and communities. For more information about our 2015 finalists, visit http://www.fldoe.org/newsroom/latest-news/commissioner-pam-stewart-announces-finalists-for-principal-and-assistant-principal-of-the-year.stml.

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