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Announcing 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Champions For Learning is proud to announce their 2016-2017 Board of Directors. This dedicated group of community leaders will work tirelessly throughout the year to provide students with the tools needed to succeed.

“Our Board of Directors is incredibly committed to the mission of Champions For Learning, and ultimately, to the success of our young people,” said Chair, William R. Barker.  “Each individual board member brings their passion, expertise, and richness of experience to this organization—it is an honor to serve with such great colleagues and leaders.”

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Champions For Learning Earns Highest 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Champions For Learning’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.

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Champions For Learning Surprises Teachers with Classroom Grants

On October 11, Champions For Learning awarded almost $65,000 in classroom grants to Collier County teachers.

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Champions For Learning Reveals Night of Champions Honorees

Champions For Learning is proud to honor community leaders at the Night of Champions event that will be held on February 2, 2017 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort.

Each year, members of our community are recognized for their impact on the lives of students through mentoring, leadership, collaboration and community involvement with educators and students.

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Join Us For Our Fall Roundtable!

We invite the community to our Fall Roundtable!

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Fund a Teacher’s Great Idea!

Help a teacher kick off the school year by funding their great ideas!

You can help local teachers bring creative and innovative lessons into the classroom by searching and funding the projects that interest you, click here. Through your support, Collier teachers can receive the resources needed to impact students through classroom projects.

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Congratulations Take Stock in Children Graduates!

Between the hugs and the excited chatter, the question “where are you going to college?” could be heard throughout the crowd at the April 27th ceremony hosted by Moorings Park. Students answered with the name of their future college/university with a smile on their face, and an excited glint in their eye.

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Senior Mentor of the Year: George M. Walters, Jr.

Anyone who knows George Walters knows that he has fully invested himself in the Take Stock in Children program. George was first encouraged by his wife, Ann, to become a mentor. Seeing the impact that his wife made with the young ladies she has mentored, George became committed as well.

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Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Provides $160,000 grant

With today’s workplace becoming more competitive and the demand for a post-secondary degree/technical training increasing, the need for students to gain the necessary tools to successfully graduate high school and move on to post-secondary education is crucial.

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