Statewide Educational Resources


Florida Online Degree Program Information

Most colleges and universities in the State of Florida are incorporating online degree programs, with 54 offering at least one bachelor degree. Knowing that students and families are faced with trying to figure out the best option for them, they created and focused their site and its resources to provide an investigative review of the online education landscape and to critically evaluate the increasingly popular online college rankings that are being touted on the Internet.

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Programs

Provides scholarships based on high school academic achievement and is Florida’s largest merit-based scholarship program. The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program has helped more than 635,000 Florida students attend a postsecondary institution. The program offers three levels of scholarship awards: the Florida Academic Scholars award (FAS), the Florida Medallion Scholars award (FMS), and the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars award (GSV). Each award level has its own academic requirements, award amounts, and funding length.

Florida Education Foundation

The Florida Education Foundation is a not for profit corporation dedicated to the success of public prekindergarten through twelfth grade Florida students. The primary purpose of the Foundation is to encourage collaboration among parents, business people, community members and Florida’s public schools to improve student performance. The Foundation serves as the catalyst that promotes excellence for Florida’s public Pre-K through 12 education by fostering the development of community and private sector resources.

Florida Prepaid College Plans

With a Florida Prepaid College Plan, you lock-in today’s plan prices and help provide your child with an opportunity-filled future that comes with a college education. The Florida Prepaid College Board offers four affordable Prepaid Plan options that allow families to prepay the cost of college tuition, most required fees, and dormitory housing. What you pay now is guaranteed, no matter how much college costs increase in the future. In addition to the Prepaid Plans, families may also purchase a University Dormitory Plan for on-campus housing expenses. The Florida Prepaid College Plan was introduced in 1988 and is the largest prepaid college plan in the country. Families have purchased more than 1.4 million Florida Prepaid College Plans since the inception of the program.

Medical Assistant Degrees

Medical Assistant Degrees provides details about medical assistant programs at schools in every state. It also offers tips on pursuing a medical assisting career, with information on how to become certified, different types of jobs and salary expectations.

Most Affordable Online Colleges with Quality Programs

Affordable Colleges Foundation began in 2011 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. This comprehensive web site provides information on the most affordable online colleges including a detailed breakdown of accreditation, what it is and why it’s important, not-for-profit vs. for-profit schools, and the importance of reputation with employers.


MyCareerShines is a comprehensive online education and career-planning system designed to help Floridians succeed in the increasingly competitive global economy. A service of the Florida Virtual Campus, it provides tools for students and adults to assess their interests and skills, explore careers, find out how to earn or complete a degree, and find jobs.

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