Gladys Prior Awards

Partnership for Child Health

Wednesday on First Coast Connect as part of Mental Health Awareness Month we heard about what’s being done to help children with mental disorders on the First Coast from Vicki Waytowich with the Partnership for Child Health (01:28).

University of North Florida

Updated 8:50 a.m. Friday

It was an exciting week for four Duval County teachers who were awarded $15,000 prizes for their excellence in the classroom.

The Gladys Prior Awards, administered by the University of North Florida, have been given to Jacksonville teachers since 1998. Eighty teachers have been given the award since its inception.

Rhema Thompson

Thirty years ago, Victor Sciullo left his comfortable job as a researcher at University of Pittsburgh to pursue a full-time career in the far less celebrated profession of teaching.