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GSP Contact Information:

Heather Siler-Dobbs - Director of Grants & Special Programs - (863) 462-5000 ext. 1059 - 

Elisabeth Garcia - Federal Programs Resource Teacher - (863) 462-5000 ext. 1024 -

Bea Rodriguez - Secretary - (863) 462- 5000 ext. 1066 -

DeeDee Coker - Bookkeeper - (863) 462-5000 ext. 1042 -

Rose Sangabriel - Homeless Advocate - (863) 462-5000 ext. 1047 -

Private School Consultations

Initial Consultation Meeting for Private Schools - November 2, 2022

This notice will run on the Okeechobee County School Board Website beginning on October 13, 2022 through November 2, 2022

School board to discuss Federal grants 2023-2024

Okeechobee County School Board will be hosting a meeting to inform private schools of federal grant opportunities for the 2023-2024 school year.  The meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 3:30 pm and will be held in room 303 of the Okeechobee County School Board Office. Link

Okeechobee County School is providing Footsteps2Brilliance, a comprehensive literacy app, to the parents of all PreK-3rd grade children who live in Okeechobee, FL. This engaging app will help you prepare your child for school. This engaging program will increase vocabulary acquisition, comprehension, creativity and improve test taking skills.

F2B is a FREE mobile app available on iOS (iphone, ipod touch, ipad), Android, NOOK, Kindle, and all computers. 

To find out how to register and access this award winning program, please visit

Footsteps 2 Brilliance