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Events and Partnerships

Train Day 2014
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10 AM - 5 PM
Tampa Union Station, 601 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa FL 33602
The NIE curriculum supplement All Aboard: Tampa Bay’s Railroad History will be featured at the 2014 National Train Day celebration at historic Tampa Union Station Saturday, May 10. This free family-friendly celebration will feature railroad equipment on display, live music, food trucks, model railroad displays, exhibits from community organizations and more! See tampaunionstation.com for more information.


eBuy for Education 2014
Monday, April 28 - Monday, April 12, 2014
biddingforgood.com/tampabay
eBuy for Education 2014, an online auction benefiting the Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education program, opens Monday, April 28! One hundred percent of funds raised will be used to provide newspapers and other educational resources to Tampa Bay-area teachers and students.


Teacher workshop:
Using informational text to tackle prescription drug abuse prevention in the classroom.
Thursday, May 15, 2014

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Florida Standards resources, workshops and information .... OH MY! Click here.
Free online workshop dates added.

  • Summer Reading: Incorporating informational text with literature - May 19, 2014

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Thank you to everyone who participated in Tampa Bay's Cutest Pet Photo Contest 2014! This year's contest is over, but look for announcements about next years in the fall of 2014.

View the winners of this year's contest


Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education program wins international recognition

Reading with the Rays - Read Your Way to the Ballpark, a summer reading program produced in partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays and the Rays Baseball Foundation, has been awarded a 2013 Silver World Young Reader Prize by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
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Newspaper in Education curriculum supplements win national awards

Two NIE curriculum supplements have been recognized with national awards in the National Newspaper Association’s 2013 Newspaper And Education Contest.
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Click here to view all 2013 winning newspapers



Sesame Street developed Here for Each Other to help adults and children cope with disasters. Your furry Sesame friends are here to help you and your child through this challenging time. Provided courtesy of WEDU.
Download the PDF here


NIE has partnered with Little Passports to bring Tampa Bay students an exciting educational opportunity.
Little Passports is an award-winning learning toy for boys and girls between 5 and 10 years of age geared towards inspiring children to learn about other countries and cultures.
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Pinellas Teachers Only: Free field trips to art museums
Free field trips to art museums are available for all Pinellas County teachers of all grades and contents (courtesy of referendum funds).
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