The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Founded in 1984, the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting effective educational practices through public-private partnerships, community collaboration and private-sector resources. Its vision is high achievement by all students in Palm Beach County's public schools. With the support it receives from contributions and grants, the Education Foundation provides resources for innovative classroom and school budget allocations. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors and is staffed by an Executive Director, Program Director and Executive Assistant, who oversees fundraising, programs and recognition events.
The Foundation's mission is to advance excellence in public education by increasing public awareness and sustain community support for programs focused on Learning, Literacy and Leadership.
Established in 1985 by the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, the William T. Dwyer Awards celebrates over 28 years of recognizing outstanding achievement by teachers in Palm Beach County.