Category: Education

FSW Tackles Textbook Affordability With Open Educational Resources

FSW Tackles Textbook Affordability With Open Educational Resources Florida SouthWestern Sate College

MARCH 9, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – As the cost of earning a college degree continues to increase, many colleges, including Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW), have begun to embrace open educational resources (OERs). OERs are free, openly licensed online textbooks and other digital assets that can be used in place of physical textbooks in […]

Lee School Superintendent To Be Speaker At Monthly Republican Women’s Luncheon

Lee School Superintendent To Be Speaker At Monthly Republican Women’s Luncheon Dr. Greg Adkins - Superintendent of Lee County Schools

Dr. Greg Adkins, Superintendent of Lee County Schools, will be the featured speaker at the Friday, April 16, Fort Myers Republican Women’s luncheon.  Adkins will discuss “The State of Our Schools.”  A question-and-answer session will follow their formal presentations. The public is invited to attend the luncheon and the program, which will be held at […]

New After School Program Launches To Help Students With Homework And Assignments

New After School Program Launches To Help Students With Homework And Assignments

The School District of Lee County is launching a new after school program to provide students with help completing homework and class assignments.  “Connect with LEE” will use Zoom to Connect students with Live Educational Experts. “We are excited to push out a new initiative from the Curriculum and Instruction Department,” says Director of Curriculum […]

Elevate Your Opportunity To Earn Your AA Degree Debt Free 2021-2022

Elevate Your Opportunity To Earn Your AA Degree Debt Free 2021-2022 Florida SouthWestern Sate College

MARCH 3, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) 2021-2022 scholarship application has opened for new and current FSW students. Along with federal and state scholarships and grants, FSW also offers Institutional and Presidential Scholarships available only to eligible FSW students. Through the assistance of these scholarships, 70 percent of FSW students […]

Four Lee County Teachers Receive $2,500 Grants For Innovative Teaching Ideas

Four Lee County Teachers Receive $2,500 Grants For Innovative Teaching Ideas

Cape Coral’s Sullivan State Farm agencies announce State Farm Teacher Assist Program grantees CAPE CORAL, Fla. (February 10, 2021) – Teaching during a pandemic has posed countless challenges for educators who are adapting their methods to meet those issues in unique and creative ways. To that end, Cape Coral State Farm Agents Mike and Dawn Sullivan are proud […]

School Related Employee Of The Year For 2020-2021 Announced

School Related Employee Of The Year For 2020-2021 Announced

The School District of Lee County is excited to announce Teresa Rigdon is the School Related Employee of the Year.  Ridgon is the Peer Mediation Counselor at Lehigh Acres Middle School. The School Related Employee of the year represents the thousands of dedicated staff members that work in Lee County Schools every day.  They are […]

North Fort Myers High School Wins A Coveted State Farm Teacher Assist Grant!

North Fort Myers High School Wins A Coveted State Farm Teacher Assist Grant!

North Fort Myers, FL. Feb. 10, 2021 – In January, teachers throughout the state of Florida submitted innovative teaching ideas to the grant committee of State Farm ® Teacher Assist.  Hundreds of entries from around the state flooded in. The State Farm ® Teacher Assist grant committee culled the entries to 200. Then they deliberated over the […]

The Young Five Program Now Accepting Students

The Young Five Program Now Accepting Students

New opportunity for kindergarten age children The School District of Lee County is excited to announce that The Young Five Program is currently accepting its first students.  The Young Five Program is for students who are eligible for kindergarten and would benefit from an extra year of social and emotional development. “The Young Five Program […]

Emmanuel Academies Offering College Scholarships For Fall 2021

Emmanuel Academies Offering College Scholarships For Fall 2021

(Naples FL – February 3, 2021) Emmanuel Academies, a local non-profit organization, is offering college scholarships for Fall 2021.  Their new campaign, Raising Up Leaders for Tomorrow, was launched in January and is dedicated to helping students receive a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree for a fraction of the normal cost or at no cost at all through their […]

FSW History Professor Receives National Grant For “Lynching in LaBelle” Project

FSW History Professor Receives National Grant For “Lynching in LaBelle” Project

FEBRUARY 4, 2021 – LABELLE, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) history professor Brandon Jett was recently awarded a $4,500 grant from the American Society for Legal History (ASLH) for his digital history project “Lynching in LaBelle.” In 1926, Henry Patterson, a Black man who was working on road construction in LaBelle, was wrongfully accused […]

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