Sarasota County Schools Home

 

Search      Sitemap     Contact Us

About Us

 
VISION

To empower students in our community to fulfill their potential and seize their future by fostering a lifelong love of learning

MISSION

To strengthen our community by investing in educational opportunities for the students, teachers and schools of Sarasota County through strategic philanthropy

CREED

We believe education changes lives.

We believe every child deserves to reach his/her full potential.

We believe in creating brighter futures for our children.

We believe in leading in education innovations by taking calculated risks.

We believe a vibrant and prosperous community is dependent upon the value its community members place on high quality education.

We believe an investment in a child’s education is the best investment anyone can make.

GUIDING VALUES

  • We act on the belief that all children can learn and succeed.
  • We fulfill all professional duties with honesty and integrity.
  • We accept responsibility and accountability for our actions and behaviors.
  • We commit to serving others before self.
  • We enable access to quality education, taking into account not just academic attainment but also the development of the whole student.
  • We make the education and well-being of students the fundamental value of all decision making.
  • We seek to improve the effectiveness of the education profession by investing in professional development.
  • We model the ethical behaviors we expect from others.
  • We uphold a culture of philanthropy through donor-centered relationships.
  • We build strong partnerships through authentic collaboration. 

BOARD OFFICERS
Tom L. Koski- Chairman
Jason Swift- Immediate Past Chair
Louis DeCongelio- Vice Chairman
Ariane Dart- Secretary
Tricia Fulton- Treasurer

BOARD MEMBERS
Cathi Bell
Ariane Dart
Ping Faulhaber
Peter Hayes
Stuart Henderson
John McIntyre
Alix Morin
Susan Morris
Katelin Nguyen
Jacquelyn Woods

EX-OFFICIO 
Frank Kovach - School Board Chair
Lori White, Superintendent - Sarasota County Schools

BOARD EMERITUS
Wilma Hamilton
Walter G. Mills
Shirley A. Ritchey
Jon F. Swift

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Jennifer Vigne
 
VP OF STRATEGIC PHILANTHROPY

Camille Cline

PROGRAM & DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
CarolAnn Popovich

DONOR & PROGRAM SERVICES COORDINATOR
Karissa Mayer

PROGRAM & RELATIONSHIP MANAGERS
Kati Burns

Jennifer Sams

 

History

FYE June 30 2015 Audit

FYE Jun 30 2014 Audit

Form 990

IRS Letter of Determination