District Employees

District Volunteer Coordinator Presented With Adele Graham Award for Excellence in Promoting School Volunteerism

District Volunteer Coordinator

Debi Elfen, Volunteer Coordinator for the School District of Palm Beach County, received a welcome surprise while attending the Florida Association of Partners in Education (FAPE) fall leadership conference in Orlando. Unbeknownst to her, but no surprise to her husband and two daughters who secretly traveled to Orlando for the occasion, Ms. Elfen was named…

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#ThankATeacherPBC: Conniston Middle School Science Teacher Named PBCSD’s Teacher of the Week

Conniston Middle School teacher Stephanie Killingsworth poses with her I.B. Science students after being named PBCSD's Teacher of the Week on December 7, 2017.

Conniston Middle School International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Science teacher Stephanie Killingsworth’s lessons extend well beyond her classroom, the school campus, and even national borders. These lessons, and a dedication to her students that knows no boundaries, are what earned Ms. Killingsworth the honor of being named the School District of Palm Beach County’s Teacher of the…

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Signed, Sealed and Delivered. Superintendent’s 2017 Holiday Greetings Card Winners Chosen

Winner of the 2017 Seasons Greeting Card Contest

The month of December is that traditional time of year to extend good wishes and season’s cheer. As Superintendent Robert Avossa prepares to send out his holiday greeting cards, some soon-to-be-known local artists’ works are gracing the covers. The 2017 Superintendent Holiday Greeting Card contest winners have been chosen, representing one student from each of…

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New Year, New Job: School District Hiring Bus Drivers

Two school buses in a parking lot

The School District is seeking school bus drivers to be trained and ready for the road when school is back in session after the winter break. The District is currently seeking 25 drivers to help create a reserve of drivers to help fill spots vacated by drivers who retire or leave their positions. Successful trainees…

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#ThankATeacherPBC: Palm Beach Gardens HS English Teacher Named Teacher of the Week for PBCSD

Mr. Seth Erstein of Palm Beach Gardens High School poses with his students after being named the District's #ThankATeacherPBC Teacher of the Week.

The surprise on Seth Erstein’s face was unmistakable this morning, as representatives from the School District of Palm Beach County and ValuTeachers Team SoBetter joined the Palm Beach Gardens High School administration in recognizing him as the District’s #ThankATeacherPBC Teacher of the Week. Mr. Erstein was nominated for the Teacher of the Week award by…

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[VIDEO]: Teachers Get Red Carpet Treatment During TeacherFest

Teachers walking on a red carpet into an event

Hundreds of new and returning teachers descended on Park Vista Community High School for TeacherFest last Friday for an exciting, full day of orientation and learning. The teachers were greeted with an actual red carpet, flanked on each side by energetic students and cheerleaders waving pom poms. A drum line and marching band added to…

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Happy Thanksgiving: District and Schools Closed November 20-24

Here’s one more thing to be thankful for as you gather around the table this Thanksgiving holiday. All Palm Beach County School District Schools and District Offices will be closed the week of Thanksgiving. “I’m looking forward to unwinding a little bit and spending time with family,” Superintendent Robert Avossa said during his annual Thanksgiving…

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