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Contact Info:
Miccosukee Youth
Education Foundation
P.O. Box 5452
Tallahassee, Florida 32314

Phone: 850.893.5241


Greetings from the Miccosukee Youth Education Foundation! The MYEF was founded in 2002 for the purpose of helping children in Grades Kindergarten through 12 excel in reading, writing, Language Arts, math, science, technology and excel on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Since then the Foundation has had the privilege of working with children, parents, teachers, and administrators in our efforts to improve academic achievement among our participants.

The Foundation is committed to providing quality services and programs in the Miccosukee (Leon County, Florida) and surrounding areas. With increased collaboration and support from both public and private sectors, the Foundation can continue its role in providing enhanced teaching and learning for the participants we serve.

Please view the information on our website. This will allow you the opportunity to learn more about the programs and services provided by the Foundation.

Mary L. Young, Founder
and Executive Director

Mary Young holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. She also holds the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Florida State University, respectively. Dr. Young has extensive experience in curriculum and development, teaching and training. For more than 30 years, she has served as teacher and administrator. Her background and experience includes teaching, administration, finance, advising, facilitating, grant-writing, managing, and evaluating. Following 34 years as teacher and administrator, Dr. Young now serves as executive director of the Miccosukee Youth Education Foundation. As founder and director, she has volunteered more than 8,000 hours in her role as Executive Director.