Escambia County teachers grade below state average

December 12, 2014

Escambia teacher has fewer classroom teachers and school administrators evaluated as highly effective than the state averages, according to a report issued this week by Florida Department of Education. Across the state, 42.4 percent of the…


FSU teachers resigns over social media slurs

December 10, 2014

The Tallahassee Democrat reports that Florida State University College of Business senior lecturer Deborah O’Connor has resigned after she attacked a Facebook post using a gay slur and profane language. Colin Lively, a New York City-based…


Discover Ukraine

December 5, 2014

The Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council is hosting an opportunity to “Discover Ukraine” on Wednesday, Dec. 10, noon-1 p.m. at West Florida Public Library, Main Library, on Meeting Room “C” 239 N. Spring St. A group…


School growth continues on west side of Escambia County

November 4, 2014

Every October the Escambia County School District reports its student enrollment for its public schools, special needs facilities and charter schools. The enrollment for its regular schools is down slightly– 42 student drop. Of the 31…


UWF hosts panel discussion on Japan, Nov. 6

October 29, 2014

The University of West Florida will host an international outreach event titled, “Walk in America, Talk on Japan: We Are Tomodachi,” on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center. The…


Author Michael Ryan coming to UWF – Oct. 29

October 22, 2014

The UWF College of Business Executive Mentor Program will host Michael Ryan, author of The BOOM! BOOM! Book, on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center for his presentation, “Practical…


Upcoming events at UWF

October 7, 2014

Below are upcoming events at the University of West Florida. Disability Awareness Conference Date: Thursday, Oct. 9 Time: 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Location: University Commons Auditorium Details: UWF will host the 11th Annual Disability Awareness…


Webinar: Hot Tech Tools for Today’s Classrooms

October 1, 2014

The WSRE Educational Services Department invites all teachers (K-12 and college) to register for the free webinar, Hot Tech Tools for Today’s Classrooms, which will be held Tuesday, October 14 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.…