THE FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS INC

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Education, Human Services

Location: PO Box 1608 Fort Myers FL 33902 USA

Mission:

We are a non-profit charitable education foundation which enhances and enriches the quality of public education in Lee County for students and educators through programs, resources and experiences made possible through corporate, individual and educational partnerships.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools is a wonderful partner for businesses in Lee County who wish to contribute to the improvement of the School system in Lee County. They provide numerous programs which allows us to have in impact on the teachers and Students in Lee County Schools.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've participated in the Career Day program, showing students how they can pursue a career in Engineering and/or Construction. I've also spent two days with HS Students in the pre-engineering program exploring how Science, Technology, Engineeering and Math work together to allow Engineers and Scientist to make our world a better place.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

The Golden Apple teacher recognition program is the most visible program run by the Foundation, but they also have many other programs such as Carson Scholarships, Dancing Classrooms, Take Stock in Children Scholarships, Classroom Grants, STEM Education, Career Days, etc. I would like to see the media give more attention to these other wonderful programs.

Rating: 5 stars  

This is a wonderful charity that supports the Lee County Florida Public School District--- provding beneifts to teachers and children that go farbeyond what the School Board itselfcould provide. For the record I have been both a volunteer and amonetary donor to the organization. I am nor have not been in the past an employee, trustee, officer or director of the Foundation.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Both programs have been in the system now for two or more years--- and in fact in both instances are the largest participant in the programs in any district in the U. S.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

As far as I am Concerned I would make no changes -- if an organization is working well don't fix it.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

None at all they were totally committed and totally on course

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

introducing new friends and associates

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

very good

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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