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.

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Title IV Resource

Our New Title IV Resource!

We are pleased to be able to provide a new Title IV Resource available to our consortium member districts!  Lindsey Johnson is our new Title IV Coordinator and is excited to begin her work with our districts, please visit the Title IV pages in our Programs section for more information.

Florida Teacher of the Year 2019 Joy Prescott

Congratulations Joy Prescott!

We know we have great teachers here in the Heartland area, and now the whole state knows it too! Friday night, Glades County Schools' Joy Prescott was named Florida's Teacher of the Year! Congratulations on this well deserved honor!

School Calendars

2018-2019 School Calendars

Here are links to the current school year's calendars for our member districts...

DeSoto County

Glades County

Hardee County

Hendry County

Highlands County

Okeechobee County