Heartland Educational Consortium is a regional, non-profit, educational service agency founded in 1996 to provide cooperative services to member districts in central rural Florida. The organization is dedicated to assisting member districts in achieving their goals and objectives through sharing ideas and resources to enhance the delivery of programs and services.
2018 HEC Leadership Conference -- June 11, 2018
Workshops Donít Grow Dendrites: 20 Strategies for Teaching At-Risk Students presented by Dr. Marcia Tate
Join us for our annual Leadership Conference at the Genesis Center in Lake Placid. Experience 20 instructional strategies (based on brain research) that maximize memory and minimize forgetting. Increase learning for all students, including those at-risk and in poverty, when strategies like drawing, metaphor, movement, music, and storytelling are used to teach curriculum objectives and meet international standards. Explore research that shows why these strategies are preferable to others.
- Visit our Leadership Page for more information and to register
C@MP IT -- May 31 & June 1, 2018
C@MP IT is a free summer technology event for Heartland Educational Consortium area educators.
Two days of technology-infused sessions, workshops, and keynotes are intended to initiate collaboration and spark interest in new and effective uses of technology as well as provide guidance in using our existing technology tools.
- C@mp IT Google Site - Visit for more information and to register
Congratulations 2018-19 Teachers & School-Related Employees of the Year!
DeSoto County: Teacher of the Year - Sarah Oravec, School-Related Employee of the Year - Johnny Jackson
Glades County: Teacher of the Year - Joy Prescott, School-Related Employee of the Year - Nohemi Mayorga
Hardee County: Teacher of the Year - Maggie Santana, School-Related Employee of the Year - Sylvia Outley
Hendry County: Teacher of the Year - Taylor Massey, School-Related Employee of the Year - Peggy Rudd
Highlands County: Teacher of the Year - Martin O'Hora, School-Related Employee of the Year - Brittany Phypers
Okeechobee County: Teacher of the Year - Lindsey Borcherding, School-Related Employee of the Year - Jamie Bigford
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