Champions For Learning
The Education Foundation of Collier County, doing business as Champions For Learning™, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) founded in 1990. Our organization exists to create life-changing learning experiences for every student. Working with a vision of a community that is 100% engaged in support of student success, Champions For Learning serves a unique role in bringing the community together to support a culture of learning and innovation.
The team at Champions For Learning™ is constantly updating our blog with resources for students, educators, and the community. Take some time to browse our recent posts and contact us if you have any questions!
Champions For Learning is a partner with and backbone organization supporting Future Ready Collier, a collaborative network of community members, organizations, businesses and schools working to ensure every child in Collier County is ready for Kindergarten and every young person enters adulthood with a vision and a plan to accomplish that vision. Future Ready Collier is the Collier partner for the regional FutureMakers Coalition.
Mission & Goals
Foster real-world learning opportunities for students and families.
Cultivate opportunities for educators to engage with their community and each other.
Promote community-based collaboration, innovation, and sharing of resources.
"I know that my family is grateful for all my experiences and all that I have learned through Champions For Learning that I may not have received otherwise."
- Angie Take Stock In Children Graduate
"I really wanted to get involved with an organization and thanks to mentoring I was not only able to help a young person, but also have them impact me. The people at Champions For Learning are wonderful. They create amazing support. Volunteering with them has been very satisfying and a wonderful experience. "
– Jack Toren
Take Stock in Children Mentor
"Champions For Learning has given me the opportunity to do better as a student and excel in school. I don't know what I would do without their guidance."
– Frank 2017 Graduate
"When we motivate students to learn, they prove that progress can happen far beyond the four walls of a classroom. When we to building relationships, celebrating success, and setting high expectations we empower them."
– Amanda McCoy Manatee Middle teacher
"As a community, we have to place value on learning, and we have to support it actively. One way to do that is to create opportunities for educators to collaborate and share best practices. It’s pretty simple, the stronger we make our teachers, the stronger their students will be."
– Cindy Helton Suncoast Credit Union, Executive Director
NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS
February 1, 2019
Learn more about Night of Champions, where we honor community leaders who are connecting student to their future.