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The Foundation For Lee County Public Schools, Inc.

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STAMP

All it takes is 30 minutes of your time twice a month for a total of 16 sessions for the school year, to make a huge difference in a students journey to college.

Having lunch with a student can lead to a lasting, and profound impact not just for the child, but for your entire community. It will change YOUR life.

Our Student Advocacy and Mentoring Partnership (STAMP) program matches good students who have the odds stacked against them, with a caring adult who can provide them the guidance, wisdom, and support they need to be successful. As a dedicated mentor, you'll spend time with your student just a few times a month, and see how your time changes a life.

Students who could benefit from extra support, are screened to be a part of our program. We Advocate for them by providing important resources and assistance.
Mentors from the community meet with them to help them reach their goals.
The Foundation believes that we are all Partners in education.

Every child in our life-changing program makes a pledge to maintain at least a 2.5 GPA, all A's, B's and C's, stay crime and drug free, and meet with their mentors at least twice a month throughout the school year. We provide resources to help you and your student have a successful and rewarding experience.

Leave your STAMP on a child's heart!

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About The Foundation For Lee County Public Schools, Inc.

Location:

2266 Second Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

Since 1986 the mission of the Foundation has been to enhance the quality of public education in Lee County by increasing community involvement in, and support for, Lee County public schools.

The Foundation For Lee County Public Schools, Inc. sponsors programs such as:

Take Stock in Children: a mentoring program for at-risk children

A-Team Challenge: a high school academic competition aired on NBC-2

The Academy of Teachers: a group of former Golden Apple recipients who meet regularly to share practices for excellence in teaching and to develop tools to support their peers

Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program: honoring excellence in teaching through votes from students, parents, teachers, administrators and the general public

Classroom Grants: a grant program that offers an opportunity for educators to purchase the tools necessary to create a unique learning experience for their classrooms

The Teacher Resource Center: a center that collects and stores new and reusable items donated by businesses and individuals to benefit our teachers, students and schools at no cost to them

And more!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2266 Second StreetCorner of Jackson & Second - entrance off JacksonFort Myers, FL 33901

(26.64256,-81.86802)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 24
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of 30 minutes, twice a month
  • Must meet student at their school

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