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Operations Job Fair is Thursday, June 22 from 2pm-5pm.
We're hiring Food Service Workers, Cafeteria Managers, Bus Drivers, Bus Aides, Mechanics, Plumbers, HVAC Technicians, Electricians, Equipment Operators, IT Field Technicians and more. We offer a competitive salary with great hours and benefits.Interviews are on-site at Wakeland Support Center, 1812 27th Street E, Bradenton, FL 34208.
We’re hiring teachers! Click to register for the 6/14/23 Teacher Virtual Job Fair.
We are interviewing for all K-12 grade level and subject area vacancies. We are a growing public school district with a highly competitive Teacher starting pay of $55,177 + Degree supplements.This event takes place virtually on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 from 9am-11am, so please register early for your preferred time slot.
Free Meals for Kids starts May 30. Click to find a location.
The Summer BreakSpot program will provide FREE meals to kids and teens age 18 and younger at over 60 sites across Manatee County. No registration is required.
Register to Ride a school bus for the 2023-2024 school year.
To control school bus capacities and keep our students safe, all students MUST register, and be assigned to a school bus, PRIOR to riding. Each student should be individually registered online.
Summer VPK registration begins on April 3, 2023.
This free full-day program takes place Monday - Thursday during the summer at Bashaw Elementary. Space is limited.
June 22, 2023
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Operations Job Fair
July 3, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Special School Board Meeting |Swearing-in Of New Superintendent
July 4, 2023
District Hot Topics & Compliance
Notifications of Parental Rights in Education SY 2022-2023
Florida Statutes, Title XLIX, Chapter 1014, 1014.05 School district notifications on parental rights.
State-Mandated Curriculum (House Bill 545 Health Education)
Parents may access and review state-mandated instructional materials, and have a right to exempt their student from reproductive health education.
Florida Value Added Model (VAM) Fiscal Transparency Tool
The Florida Department of Education has released a web-based fiscal transparency tool intended to help taxpayers evaluate the financial efficiency of a school district with other similarly situated school districts.
Welcome to Blackburn Elementary
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We believe our mission is to grow our children into resourceful, independent thinkers who set goals and challenge themselves to be problem solvers. We will ensure this growth by engaging students in a motivating and exciting environment that instills confidence, promotes risk-taking, encourages initiative and meets the unique needs of all students. We recognize our families as contributors who provide educational support at home and ensure that our children are at school every day so that they learn to contribute to our community as responsible, global citizens.