Champions 101

Help us create life-changing learning experiences for every student in Collier County.
Learn more about how our work is impacting students, families, and teachers in Collier County. Champions 101s are informational sessions that serve as an introduction to who we are, what we do, and how to help.

For more information or to schedule an individualized session, please contact us at

All About Mentoring

This Mentoring 101 is a learning opportunity for individuals seeking to learn more about the mentoring program and the role and responsibilities of a mentor, including the next steps to getting started in the application and clearance process.

Entrepreneurship 101

This Entrepreneurship 101 is a learning opportunity for individuals interested in learning more about Collier County Public School System's INCubatoredu Entrepreneurship program. This session will provide an overview of the program and volunteer opportunities, including the next steps to getting started in the volunteer application and clearance process.

Future Ready Collier (FRC) 101

Future Ready Collier ( is a network of organizations, businesses, schools and community members working to ensure every child in Collier County is ready for Kindergarten and every young person enters adulthood with a vision and plan to accomplish that vision. Champions For Learning is the backbone organization for this collective impact effort. FRC is the Collier partner for the regional FutureMakers Coalition. Please contact for a link to our on-demand video overview. In under 10 minutes, you can learn more about Future Ready Collier!

Student Support

  • Take Stock in Children scholarship and mentoring program
  • College and Career Preparation Program
  • Countywide efforts to increase access to financial resources
  • Community-based programs to connect Collier students to their future goals

Educator Support

  • Classroom and school-based grants
  • Florida Education License Plate- License to Learn
  • Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program
  • Community-based and peer learning


  • Roundtable conversations
  • Future Ready Collier collaborative network
  • Recognizing community members for their impact through Celebration of Champions and Heart of the Apple
  • Give the gift of time or treasure

Interested in helping students achieve their goals?