Tonight, Seminole County Public Schools will announce the 2019 District Teacher of the Year Winner at the SOLD OUT Teacher of the Year Celebration hosted by the Foundation. What does it mean to be the Teacher of the Year? Let's check in with Emily Sless - SCPS' 2018 Teacher of the Year.

Emily's Teacher of the Year reign began last summer. She has represented Seminole County Public Schools as the District's Teacher of the Year on numerous occasions in Tallahassee, around Central Florida, throughout the county both on and off campus, twitter chats, and even virtual coaching experiences.

PUTTing Smiles on Student Faces
It's almost time to Golf FORE Education!
On March 26th The Foundation is excited to host the 24th Annual Golf FORE Education Tournament presented by IOA! This sold out tournament will be a day full of fun featuring delicious food, drinks, prizes, and even a chance to drive off in a new car!

Thanks to the support of amazing sponsors joining us like Insurance Office of America, the event is set to be a success benefiting the students and teachers of Seminole County Public Schools.

Not signed up to participate? Donation and volunteer opportunities are still available.

Do you know a graduating senior? 
T hanks to our donors, The Foundation will award over $40,000 in scholarships to Seminole County Pub lic Schools' graduates this year.

We're happy to offer three new scholarships honoring longtime community leader Dede Schaffner, longtime educator Dr. Connie E. Collins, and former educators William & Aleatha Hamilton, for which Hamilton Elementary is named after. The scholarship application and requirements for each opportunity can be found on The Foundation's website.

These scholarships are privately funded by individuals and the business community and are designed for students planning to attend community colleges, 4-year colleges and universities, or vocational-technical programs throughout the country. Graduating seniors don't delay - application deadline is March 30th!

If you are interested in setting up a scholarship in memory of your loved one or to leave a legacy, please contact our Business Manager at 407-320-0181.

In case you missed it!  
Thanks to the continued support of Ali's Hope Foundation , SCPS will have additional resources to continue enhancing mental health counseling to students that need extra support. The grant also provides aid in supporting a certified clinical behavioral specialist for SCPS students with mental health needs. Thank you so much to Ali’s Hope Foundation for brightening the lives of our students.
The Foundation received $12,500 from CFE Federal Credit Union thanks to everyone who used their SCPS debit cards in 2017. In total, CFE has donated $126,000 since the program began in 2009 to benefit the students and teachers of SCPS. Remember, every time you use your SCPS debit card, a donation goes to the Foundation. Thank you CFE!
Don't have a SCPS debit card?
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Run For SCPS! 
When more than 1,000 runners congregate on the shores of Lake Monroe for the sixth running of the Riverside Dash on April 8th, they will also be supporting the students in Seminole County Public Schools. 

To register as a runner, go to and use the “SCPS” to support students in our community. 

Not a runner? Event volunteers are also needed for registration, bag check, water stations and more! Learn more. 
Our Mission
The Foundation's mission as a non-profit organization is to improve student achievement in Seminole County Public Schools by: raising and distributing funds and in-kind donations; fostering involvement in schools by business and the community; and providing recognition and rewards for outstanding contributions to, and performance within, the school system.
Today's students.
Tomorrow's successful citizens.