January 15, 2022 | 7 PM

Annual Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Gala to honor and applaud Marion County Public Schools teachers!

About this event
Join us to celebrate Marion County Public Schools Teachers and Rookies of the Year, red carpet style at the Reilly Arts Center!

Event Timeline:

  • 6 P.M. Cocktails (Cash Bar) and Charcuterie
  • 7 P.M Showtime
  • Cocktail Attire – Black Tie Invited 

Event Details:

  • Reilly Arts Center is located at 500 NE 9th St, Ocala, FL 34470
  • Masks and hand sanitizer will be available on site
  • Seating in the auditorium will be distanced when possible

Please reserve and register for your tickets to the Reilly by January 5, 2022

Additional options for the Golden Apple event:


If I am a school-based Teacher of the Year or school-based Rookie Teacher of the Year, how many complimentary tickets can I RSVP for? 

  • One for you and one for a guest.  Additional tickets can also be purchased if you want to bring more than one guest, but are limited.  Remember to use your special Promotional Code during registration online to get your tickets!

If I am a School Principal, how many complimentary tickets do I get?  

  • One complimentary ticket for you.  Additional tickets can be purchased if you want to bring more guests, but are limited. Remember to use your special Promotional Code to get your complimentary Principal ticket.

Can I pay by check?

  • Yes, you can register for your tickets online but then pay by check and send it to the Public Education Foundation office at 1239 NW 4th Street, Ocala FL 34475.  Please make a note with the check that states it is for Golden Apple Gala tickets.  Checks must be by January 5th, 2022 to reserve your seats.  Money will not be collected at the Gala.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?  

  • Call our office at 352-671-4167!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? 

  • You do not need to bring a physical ticket to the event. We will have your name on the guestlist once your register online.