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The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Raises $2.5 Million

By iintern_info@sanfordchamber.com | July 16, 2021 | Comments Off on The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Raises $2.5 Million

Wow! We did it. The community rallied and made it possible for the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens to achieve the goal to raise $2.5 million by June 30. It could not be done without you and others like you. Thank you so much for standing with us. One of the most amazing observations has been that…

Seminole State welcomes new director of Institutional Effectiveness

By iintern_info@sanfordchamber.com | July 6, 2021 | Comments Off on Seminole State welcomes new director of Institutional Effectiveness

SANFORD, Fla. (July 1, 2021) – Seminole State College of Florida welcomes Dr. Thomas Hoke as the new director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research. Hoke joins the College after 11 years at Orange County Public Schools, where he most recently served as the director of data strategy. Along with his team, he was responsible for developing plans…

SCPS Superintendent Key Ceremony

By iintern_info@sanfordchamber.com | June 28, 2021 | Comments Off on SCPS Superintendent Key Ceremony

On Wednesday, June 30, 2021 @ 4:30 p.m. inside the School Board Room (400 E. Lake Mary Blvd., Sanford, FL 32773), retiring Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) Superintendent Dr. Walt Griffin will ceremoniously turn over the keys to the district to the new incoming SCPS Superintendent Serita Beamon, who’s tenure officially begins Thursday, July 1,…

CareerSource Central Florida Applauds the Signing of House Bill 1507 by Governor Ron DeSantis

By iintern_info@sanfordchamber.com | June 28, 2021 | Comments Off on CareerSource Central Florida Applauds the Signing of House Bill 1507 by Governor Ron DeSantis

House Bill 1507 to Establish the Reimagining Education and Career Help (REACH) Office, Increase Accountability, and Further Integrate Florida’s Workforce and Education Systems to Better Serve Students, Job Seekers, and Workers Orlando, Fla., — CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF), Florida’s second largest regional workforce board, today applauds the recent signing of House Bill 1507 by Governor Ron…

WICKLOW ELEMENTARY RECEIVES APPROVAL FOR IB PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME

By iintern_info@sanfordchamber.com | June 14, 2021 | Comments Off on WICKLOW ELEMENTARY RECEIVES APPROVAL FOR IB PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME

On Thursday, June 3, 2021, Wicklow Elementary School for Global Pathways was notified that it has been approved to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme.  The school becomes the second in Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) to receive this prestigious designation and now becomes the newest member of an ever-growing global community of 607…

Seminole State hosts drive-through graduation ceremony for Spring graduates

By iintern_info@sanfordchamber.com | June 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Seminole State hosts drive-through graduation ceremony for Spring graduates

SANFORD, Fla.(May, 5, 2021) –  Following the success and positive feedback from its first-ever hybrid, drive-through graduation for the Class of 2020, Seminole State College hosted a graduation ceremony in the same format for its Spring 2021 graduates May 4 and 5 on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. The College awarded nearly 2,800 degrees, certificates and…

37th annual Foundation for Seminole State College raises over $428,000

By iintern_info@sanfordchamber.com | June 4, 2021 | Comments Off on 37th annual Foundation for Seminole State College raises over $428,000

SANFORD, Fla. (May 25, 2021) – Capturing the all the excitement and vibrance of Mardi Gras, the Foundation for Seminole State College held its’ 37th annual Dream Gala at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary on Saturday, May 22, with over $428,000 raised for student scholarships, faculty programs support and areas of greatest need throughout the…

Tips for a Successful Transition to Middle School this Fall

By iintern_info@sanfordchamber.com | June 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Tips for a Successful Transition to Middle School this Fall

Megan Lown, Middle School Math Teacher/Coach, Seminole Science Charter School Whether students attended school virtually or in-person this past year, both brought unique challenges to all students, who are now eagerly looking forward to a well-deserved summer break. While the fall may seem like a long way off, parents should use the summer months to…

Sanford’s 2021 Water Quality Report

By iintern_info@sanfordchamber.com | June 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Sanford’s 2021 Water Quality Report

The 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is being mailed with the City of Sanford Utility bills starting this week. Required by the State of Florida, this report serves as the City’s Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). The CCR is designed to inform customers about the quality of water Sanford customers receive from its Utility every day.…

Seminole County Executive Order 2021-020

By Kim Fulford | May 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Seminole County Executive Order 2021-020

Seminole County Executive Order 2021-020, requiring the use of social distancing and facial coverings, has been suspended, effective Monday, May 3, 2021, in compliance with the Governor’s suspension of all local government mandates. As such, Seminole County no longer requires members of the public to wear facial coverings in public facilities, businesses, places of assembly, and…

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