Education

Orange County Head Start Staffer Awarded Prestigious Statewide Recognition

Shamella Harmon, Orange County Head Start’s mental health and disabilities coordinator, was recently honored with the Aubrey Puckett Memorial Award by the Florida Head...

Record Year for Employee Giving Supports Heart of Florida United Way

For nearly 30 years, Orange County Government and its constitutional offices have led a giving campaign to support the Heart of Florida United Way...

Orange County Head Start Provides a Lasting Legacy of Impact for Children and Families

Tracy Guervil believes she would not be completing her final year of law school if it were not for Orange County Head Start. She...

Accelerated Skills Training Reaping Benefits for Pine Hills Residents

The Pine Hills Neighborhood Improvement District (PHNID) is engaged in a partnership with Valencia College and its Accelerated Skills Training programs, which provide hands-on training for...

Magnolia Park Opens New Eco Education Center Building

Nearly 100 visitors recently came to Orange County Parks and Recreation’s Magnolia Park to celebrate the addition of new amenities along the east shore...

Tech Sassy Girlz Hosts FemSTEM Robotics Event

Dozens of young girls gathered in Orlando to get inspired and learn more about robotics and science at the FemSTEM Robotics event in November....

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Provides Commencement Address at University of Central Florida

As the academic year comes to a close, the University of Central Florida celebrated its spring 2018 graduates at a series of commencement ceremonies...

Orange County Students Attend Mayor Jacobs’ Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Conference

Nearly 250 Orange County Public Schools students from 24 local high schools attended Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ sixth annual Youth Leadership Conference (YLC)...

Orange County Experience Graduates Fifth Class in 2016

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs congratulates the fifth graduating class from the Orange County Experience program. The Orange County Experience, an 11-week educational program...