Event Date: January 21, 2021
Event: The Ignite Education Annual Awards Celebration showcases approximately 50 teachers in three district-wide awards: (1): The Sarasota County Teacher of the Year Award, teachers who exhibit commitment and leadership and who motivate students to learn through distinctive methods and passion. (2): The Ignite Innovation Award recognizes a teacher who successfully employs innovative “outside the box” teaching methods.
How IGNITE impacts the Education Foundation of Sarasota County’s mission: The Education Foundation is deeply committed to enhancing Sarasota County students’ readiness for college, career and life after graduation. For students to unlock their full potential, our first investment must be in our teachers. That is why we stand committed to supporting our educators through valued professional development, classroom grants, and high-quality recognition programs, such as Ignite Education.