Lighting the Fire

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    Mission: To assist the Jefferson County School System by securing additional resources to meet a commitment to a strong tradition of teaching excellence and outstanding student achievement, while heightening community awareness of system needs and opportunities.

    "Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire."

    - William Butler Yeats

Foundation Goals

    • To build beneficial business and community partnerships and increase awareness of needs and opportunities in JEFCOED schools

    • To reward innovation in the classroom

    • To promote and develop outstanding teaching

    • To recognize and encourage exemplary student achievement