Reading together regularly is the best way parents can help their children learn to read. Here are some tried and true methods to use when you read side by side with your young learner. more


We are CCPS Proud of our students, teachers, and staff for the great work they do each and every day. Our district leadership teams continue to add rigor to our coursework, and we continue to see significant gains in student achievement. more


A federal, five-year Strategic Plan for STEM Education is now in progress to sustain and engage youth by providing an equal opportunity to STEM instruction for grades kindergarten through 12, undergraduate, and graduate students. more


If you want your child to attend a school other than the one he or she is zoned for, it’s time for you to submit a Collier County Public Schools Out-of-Zone or School Choice request. more


​Have a child who doesn't love to read? Here are 10 simple tips to hook your reluctant reader in unexpected ways. more


Our "New Mom" columnist Anna Futrell chats with literacy development expert and Naples resident, Julia Gerber, to discuss the importance of reading to newborns and babies. more


This year the Marching Sharks are prepping for their biggest performance ever, the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. more


​This year, students at nine Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) will be welcomed by a new principal. Six of these principals are new to the role but come from positions within CCPS. more


The 2nd Annual Giving Back to School event will take place on Aug. 15 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Twinkle Twinkle Little Store. Those interested in donating items for students and teachers may contact Cascio at more

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While shopping for your children this August, please consider buying some extra supplies, a pair of sneakers or other clothing items or giving a monetary donation to one of these wonderful groups. Local children need your help! more


In Collier County, we had 5 charter schools serving approximately 1,400 students. As education choice becomes more prevalent in our state, school districts must find ways to meet the demand for alternative methods of teaching and learning. more


Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) will be offering several summer programs for eligible CCPS students including Summer Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, Summer Fresh Start and Middle School Course Recovery among others. more


To get students engaged in their future, CCPS is implementing a new college and career readiness experience for seventh grade students this semester at all 10 middle schools. more


Student exchange programs offer Collier County students the opportunity to experience new cultures and build lasting relationships. more


Collier County teens can develop new skills, establish fast friendships and develop a passion for life by participating in Outward Bound. more


Collier County and Lee County public high schools provide options for vocational training, including career academies at various campuses to create specialized learning communities within a school. more

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Students between the ages of 15-17 are invited to apply for the Hurricane Island Outward Bound Leadership Program, a wilderness expedition that builds young leaders using service, community, and diversity. more


There are good academic reasons to take field trips and important social ones also. Parents have a vital role to play. Parents can help enhance learning outcomes, address related safety issues and ensure the fun! more


School may be the farthest thing from your mind when packing for a vacation but that doesn’t mean learning and literacy need to be left at home. Follow these simple steps and your family can strengthen their literacy skills throughout your journey. more


Most educators and parents agree that parental involvement is the best way to guarantee a child’s success in school. Whether your child is facing his first day of kindergarten or venturing into middle school, you are a partner with the school. more


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