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GSP Contact Information:

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

Hope Sheppard - Federal Programs Resource Teacher - (863) 462-5000 ext. 1062 -

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 10, 2021

This notice will run on the Okeechobee County School Board Website beginning on November 1 through November 10, 2021

School board to discuss Federal grants 2022-2023

Okeechobee County School Board will be hosting a meeting to inform private schools of federal grant opportunities for the 2022-2023 school year.  The meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 3:30 pm  and will be held in room 105 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