Congratulations to Executive Director

Mary Fred Clemmons

 

While attending the annual Take Stock in Children Conference in Orlando this week, Mary Fred Clemmons, Executive Director of CLEF, received her 15+ years of service award. Way to go Mary Fred - we are proud of you!

 

 

 

Thank you Punta Gorda Rotary Club

On Tuesday, September 9, Frank Bell of the Punta Gorda Rotary Club, presented Geri Waksler, President of Charlotte Local Education Foundation, a check for $14,000 for Charlotte County Public Schools "Techsmart" Classrooms at the district middle schools. This award was presented during the school district monthly board meeting. Pictured from left to right: Chuck Bradley, Asst. Superintendent; Dr. Whittaker, Superintendent; Lee Swift and Bob Segur, School Board; Frank Bell; Ian Vincent, School Board; Geri Waksler; Alleen Miller and Barbara Rendell, School Board.

Congratulations to Geri Waksler, President of CLEF and TSIC Mentor

 

We are happy to announce that Mrs. Waksler has been recently named to Class XXXIII of Leadership Florida, a “statewide community of leaders actively engaged in understanding and serving Florida.”

 

Welcome to our new Teacher Depot Volunteers

We are happy to announce that we have two new volunteers who will be working at the Teacher Supply Depot. Ms. Jane Schurr will be at the Depot on Monday afternoons from 2-5, Ms. Kathleen Yerk will be there on Tuesday afternoons from 2-5, Ms. Joyce Peek will be there on Wednesday afternoons from 2-5, and Ms. Debbie Tine will be there on Thursday afternoons from 2-5. Please stop by and say hi to these wonderful ladies. Also be sure to check our website for days closed and location.

ABATE - Peace River Chapter rides again!

For 18 years the ABATE Peace River Motorcycle Club has ridden into the Charlotte County School District to drop off school supplies for the Teacher Supply Depot. Sunday, August 24, found numerous bikers with backpacks filled with goodies traveling down Hwy 41 to Education Way to be greeted by Mary Fred Clemmons, Executive Director of Charlotte Local Education Foundation.

Johnny Martin, President of the local ABATE Club, presented Mrs. Clemmons with a check as she presented him a Certificate of Thanks. Every year we look forward to the generosity of this wonderful group. Kudos!

 

ABATE - Peace River Chapter - Motorcycle Club

Congratulations Sharon Bruno

Sharon was selected as the 2015 Teacher of the Year for CCPS. She recently attended the 2015 State Teacher of the Year Roundtable and received the Governor's Shine Award.

Governor Rick Scott, Sharon Bruno, First Lady Ann Scott, and Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart.

 

Thank You Mosaic!

 

On July 29 Kaley Miller of The Mosaic Company presented Mary Fred Clemmons, Executive Director of Charlotte Local Education Foundation, a check to purchase a Take Stock in Children full scholarhip. The TSIC scholar will be selected in May 2015.

 

 

Building Student Success

The Charlotte Local Education Foundation, Inc. is Connecting Children, Classrooms and Community to build “Student Success.” Please join us as we plan for the future!

Since 1989 we have provided support to Charlotte County Public Schools, through programs such as:

  • Take Stock in Children scholarship mentoring program
  • Teacher Supply Depot
  • Teacher and Support Employee of the Year event


Help Support your Charlotte County Schools...

The purpose of Charlotte Local Education Foundation (CLEF) is to raise financial support for Charlotte County Public Schools and mentoring programs through fundraising events.

Connecting Children, Classrooms, and Communities ...

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics provides an opportunity for local schools and non-profit organizations to pursue grant funding to work with local businesses to further workplace based experiences for students by increasing the student’s awareness and interest in STEM careers.

YOU can help your school system by...

Teacher and Support Employee of the Year: our annual, signature event honoring outstanding educators and support staff who make a difference for our students each day. MORE INFO

Payroll Deduction: Thank you to all the Charlotte County Public School Employees who donate to the Take Stock In Children and CLEF programs for students and teachers through the Payroll Deduction Program. You are making a difference in the lives of our students. MORE INFO

License Plates: show your support of the Charlotte County and Florida state school system by purchasing the "Support Education" license plate for your vehicles. Your support goes directly to public schools in your county, funding programs not supported by tax dollars, such as: Extra reading help for students in grades K-3, Mentoring for at-risk students, Classroom innovations for teachers and students, Enrichment in math and science, and Music programs for special needs children. MORE INFO

Take Stock in Children: by mentoring a student or providing a donation for a scholarship, you can be a part of a statewide program in our local community, by bettering Charlotte County - one student at a time! READ MORE

Teacher Supply Depot: a "store" where educators can get free stuff for their classrooms. Donations of new and gently-loved school and office supplies, as well as craft and recycled materials are always appreciated! MORE INFO

For more Charlotte County Schools information click here.