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News

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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Resources School Success

B.E.S.T. Standards and Literacy in Collier County

Florida’s newly established English Language Arts B.E.S.T. Standards are being integrated into public school curricula. The ‘Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking’ Standards were created following a state executive order in…

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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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News

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…

Events

April FRC Lunch & Learn: Literacy Supports

FRC Lunch & Learn Literacy Supports: Beyond the School Day Wednesday April 13, 12:00-1:00pm, Virtual Future Ready Collier welcomes Dr. Colleen Fletcher, Coordinator of Elementary Literacy for Collier County Public…

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Resources

Lunch & Learn with Dr. Birken: Benefits Cliffs and Income Sustainability

Future Ready Collier welcomed Dr. Brittany Birken for an enlightening and engaging conversation with network and community members about the topic of benefits cliffs and career advancement related to income…

Events

March FRC Lunch & Learn

FRC Lunch & Learn Early Learning: Educational & Economic Development Tuesday March 8, 12:00-1:00pm, Virtual Join the Future Ready Collier network to discuss the incredible impact of early learning on educational &…

Events Resources

FRC Lunch & Learn: Local Panel on Healthcare

FRC Lunch & Learn: Local Panel on Healthcare February 16, 12:00-1:00pm, Virtual Future Ready Collier is committed to shared learning opportunities. The ongoing FRC Lunch & Learn series brings relevant, useful,…

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News

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,…