“Ensuring our young people have the skills and vision to reach their potential and become productive citizens supports the very fabric and quality of our community.”
– Beverly Feagin

Yasmin - Bachelor of Arts
Yasmin - Bachelor of Arts
Moises - MAIP Intern
Moises - MAIP Intern
Elizabeth - Future Navy Officer
Elizabeth - Future Navy Officer
Ardy - Nurse Technician
Ardy - Nurse Technician
Ashley - Business Analyst
Ashley - Business Analyst
Alexander - Associates in Arts
Alexander - Associates in Arts

Promote community-based collaboration, innovation and sharing of resources

Champions For Learning has many years of experience engaging community members and partners in support of the success of teachers and students, bringing the community together to support a culture of learning.

And, each year, community leadership in support of the mission are celebrated through the Heart of the Apple and annual Champions recognitions.

Strategic Alignment to Achieve Common Goals

At a local and regional level, Champions For Learning is the backbone organization facilitating 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 plan to accomplish that vision. Future Ready Collier is the Collier partner for the regional FutureMakers Coalition.

At the statewide level, Champions For Learning is a leader in the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations, and has impacted more than 30 other counties. Working in this way with other education foundations has leveraged resources and knowledge across counties, and helps us improve and inform our own work in Collier.

Future Ready Collier

Collaborative network working to ensure every child in Collier County is ready for Kindergarten, and every young person enters adulthood with a vision and plan.

Roundtables

Opportunities for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community members to learn from each other through respectful and inclusive conversations.

Heart of the Apple

Recognition award for the significant impact and legacy of leadership in support of the culture of learning in Collier County.

Honored Champions

Community members are recognized annually for their impact on the lives of students through mentoring, leadership, collaboration and involvement.

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Our Impact

Bring the Community Together to Support a Culture of Learning