CLEF is in need of mentors.

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Support Education by purchasing or renewing your Support Education specialty tag. $20 goes directly back to support public education.


CLEF: Our mentors know (almost) everything.

Our mentors know (almost) everything.

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Join us for the 2018 Golden Apple Awards

Teacher & Support Employee of the Year Celebration

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Make a Difference Today! Sponsor the cost of a college scholarship for one of our students. Your Tax-Deductible gift will have an immediate impact in our community.

Solving Problems. Changing Lives.

Helping Charlotte County students reach their full potential is what the Education Foundation is all about. We bring resources and people together to support and enhance education for our students. Through financial resources, mentoring, and goal setting, we are helping young leaders improve the world around them and building a stronger community for all of us.


Imagine a student discovering their true talents. Imagine all of our students walking across the stage to accept their high school diploma and their college degree. Imagine you being a part of making this happen. Through your generous financial support, your time spent mentoring and shaping a student, and/or enlisting other community members to help, we can make our imaginations come to life with true success stories, one child at a time.

2019 Golden Apple Awards

Teacher & Support Employee of the Year Celebration

Saturday, January 19, 2019 • 6:00 pm

Kings Gate Golf Club – Grand Ballroom
24000 Rampart Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL 33980

Presented by:

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NOTE:  Please print the email receipt you get from PayPal and bring with you as your ticket(s) to the event!

Thank you to our Generous Sponsors!