The Education Foundation of Indian River County has a long track record of working to aid schools and students of the Indian River County school district, From supplying free sneakers and shoes to needy students to their signature program in science, the Education Foundation is always on the cutting edge of providing quality services, activities and events that brings together the schools and the community.
The Education Foundation of Indian River County's mission is to enrich and enhance educational opportunities. They work closely with educational leaders to identify and prioritize projects align with these efforts.
The Education Foundation prides itself with the partnership relationship that has been established with business and others. Through the generosity of community partners such as Impact 100, Bank of America, The Community Foundation, The John's Community Service League, The John's Island Foundation, Motorola, AT&T, Toyota of Vero Beach, School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program (from the Florida Legislature), Indian River Lawyers Auxiliary and a Business Partnership with Piper Aircraft, we have been able to help the Indian River School District achieve BIG Dreams.
Some “spotlight” projects of the Foundation are:
"Achieving Green Dreams - Planting the Seeds for the Future” Working with Vero Beach Elementary School to provide self-sustaining education for their students with a Nutrition Kitchen and Community Garden.
"Model Classroom at Dodgertown Elementary School" Creating the first model 4 year old pre-kindergarten classroom (VPK) for the school district.
"Enhanced Digital Learning System” Allowing students and teachers to access instructional material from mobile devices.
"Career Academies" Supporting nontraditional classrooms to enhance learning at the high school level.
REF: Education Foundation of IRC Website