Category: News

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2022 Recap: Community is the Theme

From the start of the school year in August, through the holidays and winter break, time always seems to fly by. The last few months of 2022 were especially hectic…

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Collier County Community Assessment: Your Help is Needed!

If knowledge is the first step to positive action, count on Collier County leadership to take care to know what’s happening in the community. The first Collier County needs assessment…

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2022 Network-wide School Year Kick-off: Future Ready Collier Looks Ahead

When it comes to collective impact, collaboration is key to success. So what happens when something major—even historically major, like a world-changing pandemic—comes along to make it hard or impossible…

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Room to Read Delivers Books and Literacy in Collier County

Within Future Ready Collier’s foundational goals—early childhood development, school success, and planning for postsecondary school or career—there are essential connecting themes. One of these, literacy, has gained new support in…

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Collier County Public Schools Earn State “A” Rating

Future Ready Collier offers its congratulations to the Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) on again being awarded an “A” rating from the Florida Department of Education. While ratings were paused…

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May 2022 Future Ready Collier Goal Group Updates

In its capacity as a collective impact network, Future Ready Collier (FRC) commits to regularly hosting meetings of its three Goal Groups. Quarterly, Goal Groups convene to discuss Future Ready…

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College & Career News

FAFSA and Jump Start for Financial Aid and College Access

At Future Ready Collier, we talk a lot about the importance of consecutive milestones in education. For example, helping students thrive in early learning increases the likelihood of academic and…

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Early Learning News

The Importance of Early Learning and Early Development

As a collective impact network, Future Ready Collier’s first stated goal is to ensure all children enter kindergarten ready to learn and thrive. This necessitates a close look at early…

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Education and Healthcare in Collier County Coming Together in Support of Students

Key to Future Ready Collier’s guiding values is an understanding that there are many intersecting contributors to students’ success in the classroom. Among them, children who are struggling with their…

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Future Ready Collier Goal Groups Guide Collaborative Action

As a collective impact network, Future Ready Collier (FRC) consistently explores strategies to enhance its capacity and community involvement. FRC has historically worked through committees, made up of network members,…