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General Mailbox

Office: 850-469-5354


Kristie Kelley,

Executive Director

Cell: 850-549-1298


Rhonda Mathews,

Administrative Aide & Bookkeeper

Bookkeeping services available on Tuesdays



Dr. Janet McCoy, VISTA


Lauren Cleary, VISTA


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Office: 850-469-5458

Sally Lee,

Student Services & Mentor Coordinator

Jeanne Kimberl,

Student Success Coach


Fax: 850-469-5612

Escambia County Public Schools Foundation

If you want to make change in our community—lasting change for individuals, families and the future of our entire community— you can start by partnering with us.  We know our schools can’t do it alone and our purpose is to foster the investment and involvement it takes for every student to realize their full potential.

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The mission of the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation is to enhance education by investing in our children's future to ensure they graduate on time and are college or career ready.  

Established in 1986, we are recognized as the district-wide education foundation for public schools in Escambia County.  We work collaboratively with school leaders to determine how and where private-sector investment and volunteer involvement can have the greatest impact on student success.

Donations can enhance Grants for Excellence for schools, Golden Apple Awards Banquet for Teachers of the Year, Academic and MIRA Awards Ceremonies for outstanding students, or Take Stock in Children events and scholarships for deserving students.

As a member of the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations, we are part of a collegial community committed to building partnerships, innovating leading practices and impacting students coast to coast.  Each year we have access to 1:1 matching funds from the State of Florida for contributions that support eligible classroom initiatives. Ask us for details about how to double your investment in our community's future!

Consortium of Florida Education Foundations

Visionary Plus Circle Partners

Visionary Circle Partners

School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program Seal


Order Your Custom License Plate

If you are an Escambia County resident, please "Support Education" by purchasing or renewing a specialty license plate that promotes the importance of education in the Sunshine State. For each tag sold, $20 is donated directly to the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation to support education initiatives locally.  


Florida Support Education License Plate


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35th Anniversary
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Upcoming Events:

  • Annual Giving Campaign - begins Monday, June 21st for 35 hours
  • Annual Board Luncheon - Tuesday, June 22nd
  • Teacher of the Year "Knock it out of the Park with the Blue Wahoos" - Thursday, September 9th
  • Executive Committee Meeting - 2nd Tuesday of each month
  • Board of Director Meeting - 4th Tuesday of each month

Annual Award Recipients:

  • Partner of the Year -Fishbein Orthodontics
  • Board Member of the Year - Beth Partington
  • Friend of the Year -          Joel Hollon

Click for a list of historical recipients.

Our Foundation is proud to support the following programs:


Northwest Florida Career Pathways