Scott Howat

President, FOCPS
Chief Communications Officer, OCPS
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Debi Pedraza

Senior Director

Elizabeth Conrad

Read2Succeed Program Administrator
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Elizabeth joined the Foundation team in March 2013. She has a wide-ranging history working in education, teaching before advancing into school administration where she focused on educational advancement, admissions, marketing, and development. Her past management experience includes working for Marriott hotels. In addition to managing the program, Elizabeth serves as a Read2Succeed tutor and a community volunteer.

Lola Gangi

Business Administrator
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Kimberly McMaster

Administrative Specialist
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Ellie Muir

Administrative Secretary
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Andrea Rachel

Americorps/Vista, Read2Succeed
Volunteer Outreach Coordinator
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Twanna Scroggins

Operations Administrator
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Twanna joined the Foundation June 2005.  She has 29 years in the non-profit sector - including ten years at the Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce where she was the office manager, bookkeeper and SCORE coordinator, eight years as executive administrator at Healthy Community Initiative of Greater Orlando.
Some of her Foundation responsibilities include managing the Impact Grants and Teach-In programs, event coordinator for the Fore Our Schools Golf Tournament and web-site support.
Twanna is currently serving her tenth year as a Read2Succeed mentor and is serving her 4th year with the Orange County Council of PTA/PTSAs. She earned her associates degree from Indiana Business College.  She has two children and eight grandchildren.


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2017-18 Impact Grant Applications

2017-18 Teacher Impact Grants are open.  To see the different opportunities, for more information and/or to apply, click this link.

2017 Florida State Champions


Timber Creek Robotics Team - BANGARANG! 
All three teams qualified

The top 60 teams from all over Florida competed February 17, 2017 at the VEX Robotics State Championship. All three of the Timber Creek Robotics Teams - partially funded by a Duke Energy STEM Impact Grant - gave outstanding performances. Team A and Team C made it to the semifinals together which qualified them for the World Championship. Team B took home one of the big awards - The Design Award. This qualified them for the World Championship as well. We're so proud of everything they've accomplished this year. Wish them luck at Worlds.

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