If you are a representative of an arts, science or history organization in Sarasota or Manatee counties that is interested in offering an experience (“Exploration”) for Sarasota County School District students, we invite you to join the EdExploreSRQ community. Below are a few simple steps you need to take so that we can learn a little more about you and your organization and the types of opportunities you offer for K-12 students.
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Dr. Laura Kingsley
Former Assistant Superintendent & Cheif Academic Officer
Sarasota County School District
Example Exploration: The Secret Garden & Sarasota Ballet
Application Steps for EdExploreSRQ
Step #1 Register for the EdExploreSRQ site.
Step #2 Login to your user dashboard and complete your Provider Profile.
Step #3 Once your Provider profile has been approved, submit your Explorations.
PLEASE NOTE: Not all Explorations are guaranteed to be approved, even if you have been approved as a Provider. ALL programs and activities on EdExploreSRQ must be approved by Sarasota County School District staff to meet their stated applicable Florida Standards, so teachers and principals can reserve them with confidence.
Please allow 5 business days for the Exploration review and approval process.
Florida Standards & Benchmarks
To access the Standards/Benchmarks for each area please use the links below.
The Florida Standards:
Florida’s Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and Benchmarks:
• Career and Technical Education Programs
President & CEO
Community Foundation of Sarasota County
Once registered, teachers will have the ability to ‘bookmark’ Explorations, so they can find them easily later. This button will be available on any of your Explorations that are approved.