PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF MARION COUNTY INC
1239 NW 4TH STREET, OCALA, FL 344756444 www.pefmc.org

Total Revenue
$1,710,377
Total Expenses
$1,923,643
Net Assets
$3,085,339

Organizations Filed Purposes: TO FINANCIALLY AND MATERIALLY SUPPORT MARION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, ITS STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. THIS IS DONE BY FOCUSING COMMUNITY INTEREST ON PUBLIC EDUCATION; INITIATING SUPPORT AND UNDERWRITING PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS THAT BENEFIT STUDENTS, TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND MARION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

TAKE STOCK IN CHILDREN IS A PROGRAM FOR DESERVING LOW-INCOME CHILDREN IN MARION COUNTY TO ESCAPE THE CYCLE OF POVERTY BY OFFERING STUDENTS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS IF THEY FOLLOW PROGRAM GUIDELINES. EACH STUDENT IS ALSO PROVIDED A CARING VOLUNTEER MENTOR THAT MEETS ITH THE STUDENT ONCE A WEEK FOR ALL 4 YEARS OF HIGH SCHOOL. THE GOAL IS TO REDUCE HIGH SCHOOL DROP-OUTS AND INCREASE THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS WHO FINISH COLLEGE. DURING THE 2018- -2019 YEAR THERE WERE 197 ACTIVE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THE PROGRAM WITH EACH OF THOSE STUDENTS HAVING A 100% MENTOR MATCH. THERE ARE 176 ACTIVE STUDENT MENTORS WITH SOME MENTORING MORE THAN 1 STUDENT. A TOTAL OF 360,000 WAS GIVEN OUT IN COLLEGE TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS. THE PROGRAM BOASTS A 96% HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATE COMPARED TO 62% OF THEIR AT RISK PEERS.

TOOLS 4 TEACHING IS DESIGNED TO ALLOW TEACHERS TO OBTAIN FREE TEACHING MATERIALS AND OTHER FREE SUPPLIES FOR THEIR CLASSROOMS AND STUDENTS IN NEED. THE GOAL IS TO ALLOW BOTH TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TO HAVE THE TOOLS NECESSARY FOR SUCCESS. ALL MARION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS MAY SHOP ONCE A MONTH FOR FREE SUPPLIES. TEACHERS WHO HAVE THE MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES NECESSARY TO TEACH ARE MORE MOTIVATED TO TEACH AND THE QUALITY OF THEIR TEACHING IS IMPROVED. IN PAST SURVEYS, TEACHERS REPORTED THAT HAVING ADEQUATE SCHOOLS SUPPLIES IMPROVED STUDENT GRADES, ATTENDANCE AND BEHAVIOR. DURING THE 2018-2019 YEAR, TOOLS 4 TEACHING HOSTED A TOTAL OF 7,079 SHOPPING TRIPS & PROVIDED OVER 919,604 IN FREE SUPPLIES.

GRANTS FOR GREAT IDEAS IS A COMPETITIVE GRANT PROGRAM OPEN TO ALL MARION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS. THE GRANTS PROVIDE FINANCIAL RESOURCES TO IMPLEMENT CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE CURRICULUM AND PROGRAMS THAT OTHERWISE WOULD NOT BE FUNDED. THE GRANT APPLICATIONS ARE SCORED BY A GROUP OF COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS AND FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBERS. GRANTS ARE SCORED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA: 1. ADDRESSES A NEED OR CREATES AN OPPORTUNITY. 2. WILL POSITIVELY IMPACT STUDENT LEARNING. 3. MEASUREABLE OUTCOMES ARE REALISTIC. 4. FOLLOW-UP EVALUATION. 5. NUMBER OF LOW PERFORMING AND OVERALL STUDENTS IMPACTED. DURING THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR, 16,927 STUDENTS, INCLUDING 8,238 LOW PERFORMING STUDENTS, WERE POSITIVELY IMPACTED BY ONE OF 32 FUNDED GRANTS.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Judith ZanettiEXECUTIVE DI40$10,000
Stephen QuintyneBOARD MEMBER1$0
Travis MagamollBOARD MEMBER2.5$0
Wally WagonerBOARD MEMBER2.33$0
Shelly RossAUDIT CHAIR3.08$0
John RountreeBOARD MEMBER2.67$0
Wayne MccallBOARD MEMBER1.25$0
Samantha RaubaBOARD MEMBER2.04$0
Angie UmplebyBOARD MEMBER3$0
Patty SchieferBOARD MEMBER2.33$0
George KirklandTREASURER6.17$0
Stewart HillBOARD MEMBER2$0
Jennifer HatchettVICE PRESIDE5.75$0
Sheryll GoedertPRESIDENT6$0
Donna CressBOARD MEMBER2.92$0
Todd CraigBOARD MEMBER2.58$0
Stephanie CortesBOARD MEMBER2.41$0
John D CervelleraBOARD MEMBER2.33$0
Kevin ChristianBOARD MEMBER4.09$0
Dion GaryBOARD MEMBER0.58$0
Cassandra BostonBOARD MEMBER2$0
Mike KellyBOARD MEMBER3.08$0
Heidi MaierBOARD MEMBER1.08$0

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