The Love of Learning Gala

Benefits The Foundation for New Education Initiatives, Inc.

Charity & Social Events
Date Saturday, February 13, 2016 Categories Charity & Social Events
Place JW Marriott Marquis Address 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami Phone 305-995-7317 Contact Email

More than 800 leaders of Greater Miami’s social and corporate communities will gather on Saturday, February 13, 2016, to help bolster student achievement by raising funds for new and innovative public education initiatives. It will be an elegant night dedicated to our love of learning with exquisite food, live entertainment, and a few surprises, too!

Chaired by Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho with host committee members Trish & Dan Bell; Nancy & Jon Batchelor; Swanee & Paul DiMare; School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman; David Lawrence, Jr.; Leslie Miller Saiontz; Natacha Munilla; and Dale Webb, the For the Love of Learning Gala will create awareness for Miami-Dade County Public Schools Foundation for New Education Initiatives. Attire for the evening is black-tie.

Gala sponsorships are available from $3,000 to $100,000, and individual tickets are $500. Proceeds from the For the Love of Learning Gala will be used to provide college scholarships for deserving Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) students and help support other critical programs and initiatives that provide the neediest of students with an opportunity to succeed in school and life. Join us in our endeavor to make a change for the better in Miami-Dade County, one student at a time.

About The Foundation for New Education Initiatives, Inc.

The Foundation for New Education Initiatives, Inc. (FNEI), founded in 2008, is a 501(c)3 direct-support organization of the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida. FNEI supports critical, otherwise unfunded, programs that motivate students to stay in school, graduate, and continue on to higher education. M-DCPS is the fourth-largest school district in the United States, and it comprised of 464 schools and 356,000 students. In 2015, 53,000 students directly benefited from the foundation’s support through innovative programs such as Cultural Passport to the Arts, STEM Mobiles, mini-grants for teachers and schools, student scholarships, The Parent Academy, Project UP-START (serving the nearly 4,000 identified homeless student), bringing wireless technology and devices to the classroom, and the Teacher Incentive Fund.

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