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  Monday, September 10, 2012
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FROM THE PRESIDENT
Linda Morris
Welcome to the new school year.
As we prepare to forge forward
with another fall season, the
analogy of a circus becomes particularly
appropriate.

FLORIDA’S TOP PARENT INVOLVEMENT PROGRAMS WIN STATEWIDE HONORS
Florida schools that engage parents at every level of education were honored by the DOE at the Florida Parent Teacher Association (PTA) 2012 Conference.
DOLLAR GENERAL AWARDS FAPE TRAINING GRANT
FAPE receives training support from Dollar General Foundation.
FORMER CNN PRODUCER JOINS FAPE BOARD
Sara Au, Ex-Officio Board Member
New ex officio board member brings two decades of national experience in government and business communication leadership to FAPE board.
NASSAU DISTRICT SCHOOL VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR WINS ADELE GRAHAM AWARD
Pat McDaniel presents award to Linda Morris at Annual Leadership Conference
Linda Morris, Nassau District Schools Director of Elementary Instruction and Volunteer Programs, is the 2012 winner of the Florida Adele Graham Award.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM COMMISSSIONER'S BP AWARD WINNER'S SHARING SESSION
L to R Susan Copeland, Richard Sweet, Walt Griffin, Scott Berry, Doug Major, Julie Smith
The Consortium for Florida Education Foundations invited FAPE members Margaret Anne Wheeler, Polk, and Kelly Kostamo, Alachua, leaders among Florida business partnership coordinators to plan, publicize and facilitate a sharing session for participants at the 2012 Commissioners Business Partnership Awards Event. Presentations from award winners ranged from "flu misting" to golf tournaments to dance competitions, to a school facelift. Margaret Ann shares her notes, here, for those who did not attend and might be looking for new business partnership ideas.
FAPE BOARD SUMMER RETREAT HELD IN PANAMA CITY
FAPE board members developed updates to the association's strategic plan with attention to budget, membership, and marketing.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCES CONFERENCE
The Texas Association of Partners in Education (TAPE) and the National Association for School and Community Engagement (NASCE) will host the National Education Partnerships Conference in historic San Antonio from December 9-11, 2012.

FLORIDA FIRST IN TOP TALENT PIPELINE STATES
Good news for school/business partnerships! Florida ranks first in higher education efficiency and share of high school seniors taking advanced placement exams. The state ranks fourth for the efficiency of its workforce placement system and eighth in college affordability and ranks in the top eight in four of the six workforce and training measures.

Recognition Tips from Pam
Ideas for recognition are always important to continuing support of volunteers. Here's another idea.


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