UpComing Events

>August 11, 2014
Teacher Resource Fair

> September 4, 2014
Coupons for Education Sale


School Supply Drives
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Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program, developed in 1991, honors and rewards excellence in teaching.      Read More..

Teacher of the Year – David Steffey Osceola Middle School


Tools 4 Teaching exists for one reason- to help teachers in our local classrooms.

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Take Stock in Children provides a unique opportunity for deserving low-income youth/students, many from minority families,   Read More…

Grants for Great Ideas program has awarded more than 745 grants to teachers and principals… Read More..

Scholarships will be available January 5, 2014.

Classic Hits Scholarship is available now.

About Us
PEF Marion is a not-for-profit corporation organized to enhance education in the Marion County Public School System, from pre-Kindergarten through vocational and adult education programs. Over the past 24 years, The Public Education Foundation of Marion County has proudly raised close to 9.3 million dollars for our teachers and students in Marion County.

Those funds have been placed directly back into the hands of our teachers through programs like Grants for Great Ideas. Tools for Teaching, Take Stock in Children, as well as Golden Apple Academy.

We are committed to continue to serve the needs of our teachers and students well into the future.

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Kids in Need Foundation

MARION COUNTY – Tools 4 Teaching, a Marion County school supply store founded by and benefitting teachers, is now part of the Kids in Need Foundation, a national network responsible for giving away more than $400 million in school supplies.

The Kids in Need Foundation formally invited Tools 4 Teaching, a program of the Public Education Foundation of Marion County, to join its Kids in Need Network, a national team of 29 resource centers.  Marion County joins Orlando, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale as the only Florida KINF connections.

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