Event Details

The Education Gala

You are cordially invited to be a star under our big top on Saturday, February 24, 2024, from 6-9 pm at the University of Florida Hilton Conference Center.

This year’s theme for The Education Gala is “The Greatest Gala on Earth,” where we celebrate the extraordinary achievements in Alachua County’s schools. Join us in this circus-themed event to support our students and teachers.

Here’s what’s in store: 

·         Happy Hour Extravaganza from 6-7 pm: Enjoy a happy hour like no other, featuring circus and student performers, hors d’oeuvres, and drinks

·         Dinner Delights from 7-9: Our main event showcases live entertainment by the talented students of Alachua County Public Schools

·         Voices of Impact: Listen to the heartwarming stories of students and teachers as they share the incredible influence of The Education Foundation of Alachua County

Support the Cause 

Proceeds from The Education Gala will help us continue our vital work, including programs:

·         For StudentsSupporting the Take Stock in Children mentoring program for at-risk youth

·         For TeachersFostering innovation through Catalyst for Change Teacher Grants

·         For the FutureProviding Senior Scholarships to make college dreams come true

Information on sponsoring this event.

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Event Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Ringmaster Sponsors

Magician Sponsors

Lion Tamer Sponsors

Acrobat Sponsors

  • Evok Advertising
  • Lowry Financial Advisors
  • Weiss Serota Helfman Cole + Bierman, P.L
  • Steve and Ellen Cecil

  • Carr, Riggs & Ingram

Juggler Sponsors

  • Ajax