School District partners with NYU

WEST PALM BEACH — The Palm Beach County School District is partnering with New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development to collaboratively prepare new teachers through an innovative teacher education program. Now in its fourth year, NYU Steinhardt’s teacher residency enables students to earn graduate degrees by combining technology-enhanced coursework with […]

Technology integrated into classrooms

WEST PALM BEACH — More than 1,500 tech-savvy teachers in schools across the district are firing up their Chromebooks and sparking the imagination of their students as Technology Trailblazers in their classrooms. Trailblazers in both elementary and secondary schools have undergone extensive training over the summer and will not only bring their skills to the […]

School board member receives award

WEST PALM BEACH — Palm Beach County School Board member Erica Whitfield was honored last month as the 2018 recipient of the Compass Leadership Award. Compass, an organization that promotes awareness for the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community, based in Lake Worth, gives the award to recognize the achievements of elected and appointed officials who display the highest […]

School District app updated to include personalized communications per school

WEST PALM BEACH — If you haven’t yet downloaded the School District of Palm Beach County app, now is the time. All of the information you need for the school year is available at the touch of a finger, and now the app can be personalized to receive the communication you need directly from your […]

School bus schedules posted, get ready to ride

WEST PALM BEACH — School bus schedules and routes were posted online Aug. 6 at 8 a.m. and are available through the Transportation Call Center. Families are encouraged to check the bus stops and schedules as routes may change from year-to-year. To find your child’s bus stop location by address and school, find answers to […]

School Board approves calendar change, no school on Primary Election Day

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Palm Beach County schools will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 28, after the School Board approved a revision to the 2018-2019 school calendar. August 28 is Primary Election Day in Florida, and many School District of Palm Beach County schools are used as polling places. The School Board proposed the change […]

School Police Department receives full accreditation

WEST PALM BEACH — The Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) has approved full reaccreditation for the School District of Palm Beach County School Police Department. This is the sixth time that the school police department has received accreditation since 2003. Accreditation, a highly-prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence, certifies that the department’s […]

Kitzerow to lead School District Police Department

WEST PALM BEACH — Frank J. Kitzerow Jr., a veteran police officer who has led the Jupiter Police Department for nearly 13 years and whose distinguished career in law enforcement spans more than 35 years, has been selected to become the next police chief for the School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC). Chief Kitzerow’s […]

How do you want your school district news and information?

WEST PALM BEACH — The School District of Palm Beach County wants to hear from parents, employees, students, business leaders and the community about how they’re getting their news about the district, and how they want the district to share news with them. From now until May 31, the Palm Beach County community is invited […]