Elevating Excellence (EE)


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    The Pinellas County Schools initiative to provide high-achieving students and their families a personalized path to college success. 

2018-19 Activities & Information

  • Get Reminders and Notifications

    If you would like to receive automated text message or email notifications from Pinellas County Schools related to Elevating Excellence events, district-sponsored activities, and things you and your child should be working on, please sign up using the appropriate link(s) below.  You can choose to have the messages sent via text or email, whichever you prefer.  Please go to www.remind.com/join and enter the corresponding code listed below to join the appropriate group(s)

    • For students graduating in 2020:  @pcsb2020ee
    • For students graduating in 2021:  @pcsb2021ee
    • For students graduating in 2022:  @pcsb2022ee


    School Year Activities 

    School year activities cover a variety of topics.  We hope to see you and/or your student our events.  Flyers for this year's events are delivered to students who participated in the 2018 Summer Seminars, as well as additional students identified based on their PSAT score and current GPA.

            Pinellas County Schools students all take the PSAT/NMSQT on the Primary Test Day in October of their 9th & 10th grade years and the SAT in March of their 11th grade year. 

    Students may also choose to opt-in to take the PSAT/NMSQT in October during their 11th grade year and the SAT in October of the 12th grade year.  See our PSAT webpage for additional details ("PSAT/NMSQT Frequently Asked Questions" and "Why 11th Graders Should Take the PSAT/NMSQT). In order to opt-in, students must register with their school's PSAT or SAT testing coordinator.

    Practice is an important aspect of improving performance in a variety of areas, including College Admissions testing.  Elevating Excellence participants are strongly encouraged to participate in each available assessment.


    Financial Aid Presentation

    If you were unable to join your child for the Financial Aid Presentation during the last day of Summer Seminar, you can find a summary of the information discussed here.  We will incorporate this presentation in our Summer 2019 seminars as well.

    Pinellas County Schools has a resource-rich site related to scholarships and financial aid and partners with local colleges and universities to provide a variety of Financial Aid Seminars and FAFSA () help sessions.  Please refer to the PCS Financial Aid webpage for scholarship information and refer to the Post-Secondary & Financial Aid page for a schedule of events.


    Summer Seminars 

    Thank you to all who registered for our 2019 summer seminars. Registration has closed. 

    Please Review the agenda for our Summer Sessions.

    Session 1 Agenda for Elevating Excellence 2019 Summer Seminars

    Session 2 Agenda for the Elevating Excellence Summer Seminars

    Session 3 Agenda for the Elevating Excellence Summer Seminars

    If you have questions about the summer seminars contact Britt Moseley at Moseleyb@pcsb.org.