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Room to Read Developing Haitian Creole Books for Southwest Florida

When the global education organization Room to Read launched its literacy project in Southwest Florida, it was both an exciting development and an indicator of a sobering reality. Room to…

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Dr. Leslie Ricciardelli Named New Collier County Public Schools Superintendent

At a meeting of the Collier County Public School Board on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, Dr. Leslie C. Ricciardelli was elected to the role of superintendent, by a vote of…

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Immokalee Foundation Middle School Career Pathways Applications Open

The Immokalee Foundation invites rising middle schoolers – 6th, 7th, and 8th graders – to apply for their Career Pathways Program. Supporting elementary through high school students, The Immokalee Foundation’s…

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David Lawrence Centers Encourage Children’s Mental Health Awareness

Nationally, Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week is recognized between May 7 and May 13, 2023. On May 11, 2023, to raise awareness and highlight the significance of the conversation, the…

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JumpStart Scholarships Available to the Collier County Class of 2023

Champions For Learning is pleased to offer fifty (50) one-year state college scholarships in partnership with the Florida Prepaid College Foundation to Collier County high school seniors. These scholarships will…

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Future Ready Collier Participates in On the Table SWFL

On March 30, 2023, people gathered across Southwest Florida to discuss pressing regional issues, organizational priorities, needs and wants, stresses and strains, and how collectively we build a more thriving…

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Be Future Ready Day to Help Students With Financial Aid and School Applications

Future Ready Collier hosts Be Future Ready Day on Saturday, March 25, 2023 for Collier County students wanting assistance with financial aid and school applications. From 11am until 4pm, representatives…

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CCPS Online School Registration Benefits Local Families

For families who are new to Collier County Public Schools (CCPS), their free online student registration system may seem like business as usual. However, it was only recently that registration…

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Emily Budd-Schepperly is Future Ready Collier’s First Dedicated Director

Champions For Learning is pleased to announce that Emily Budd-Schepperly has joined the staff team in the newly created role of Future Ready Collier Director.

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Inside the February 2023 Edition: FRC Network News

Inside the February Edition: Emily Budd-Schepperly joins as Future Ready Collier Director Collier County Capacity Challenges: Workforce and Housing Collier County Community Assessment Open Stay Current with News and Events…