EdVantage Education Awards Mission Statement
The EdVantage Education Awards recognize and celebrate the outstanding attributes of the valued employees of the School District of Manatee County, each of whom strives every day to empower our students to
Learn, Dream and Achieve.
The School District of Manatee County
Manatee County School District is home to more than 42,000 students and over 5,300 full time employees. With 34 Elementary Schools, 10 Middle Schools and 8 High Schools, the Manatee School District is one of the largest,
most successful districts in the state. With the help of our parents, business partners and employees, the School District of Manatee County strives to nurture and sustain the dreams and aspirations of our students.
- Recognition of the daily contribution of our valued employees
- Collaboration between local businesses and community agencies
- Build awareness of the mission of the School District of Manatee County
We believe that...
- All people have value and can add value
- Embracing diversity strengthens communities
- Family is the first and most powerful influence on a person´s life
- Individuals are responsible for their choices and actions
- Honesty and integrity are vital
- Lifelong learning is essential for individuals and communities to flourish