Category: Resources

College & Career Resources

Youth Leadership Collier™ Applications are now open!

Are you a high school junior? Do you have interest in furthering your knowledge about Collier County and community leadership?

If you answered YES to both of these questions, you should consider applying for Youth Leadership Collier™!

“The mission of Youth Leadership Collier™ (YLC) is to develop ethical leaders committed to active community involvement. Now approaching our fifteenth year of programming, YLC has reached over 500 students to date. YLC empowers students to become effective leaders through hands on experiences and field work with key organizations, while encouraging returning or staying in Collier County to begin careers and community leadership.” Source: Youth Leadership Collier

Click here to learn more about YLC and how to apply.

Act now! Applications are due by February 1,2018.

Posted by Kristin Peras
Kids getting on school bus | Future Ready Collier - Naples, Florida
Early Learning Resources

Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit

A community-wide goal of Future Ready Collier is to ensure all children are Kindergarten ready. Future Ready Collier network partners compiled a resource kit to help your child be prepared for Kindergarten.

To download your own Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit, click here.

NOW AVAILABLE in Spanish (click here) and Creole (click here).

Posted by Kristin Peras
Early Literacy Book Recommendations | Future Ready Collier - Naples, Florida
Early Learning Resources

Early Literacy Book Recommendations

Through the Future Ready Collier Early Learning Workgroup, literacy and program leaders in our community developed a list of recommended books for children ages 0-5.

This list was developed to address significant gaps in resources and provide support in literacy for our community’s youngest learners. Now Available in three languages!

To download your copy of the book list, click your preferred language: English, Spanish, and Creole.

Posted by Kristin Peras
Sound Minds DLC | Future Ready Collier - Naples, Florida
College & Career Events Resources

Sound Minds Mental Health Symposium

Please join David Lawrence Center at their 5th Annual Sound Minds Mental Health Symposium for a screening of physician, parent and filmmaker Delaney Ruston, MD’s award-winning documentary, Screenagers, followed by an engaging, solution-centered discussion with the film’s Executive Producer, Lisa Tabb. Take a dive into how parents are raising children in a digital age and the effects on mental health. See the flyer for more information.

Posted by Kristin Peras