2018 Teacher & Support Employee of the Year

The Teacher of the Year

This program recognizes and honors the contributions of outstanding classroom teachers who have demonstrated a superior capacity to inspire a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities. Every year, nominations are made by students, principals, teachers and administrators for the Charlotte County Schools’ Teacher of the Year award. This event serves as the Foundation’s largest fundraiser for Take Stock in Children scholarships.
The 2018 Teacher of the Lynn Mongiardini. Lynn Mongiardini has been teaching in Charlotte County schools since 2006. She has served as an educator for grades 2, 3, and 5 at Peace River Elementary, Myakka River Elementary, and currently at Sallie Jones Elementary School. Lynn is a member of the district core team responsible for the roll out of the Comprehensive Literacy Framework. Lynn’s passion is to find ways to improve students’ thinking around academic and social challenges by actively contributing to the Growth Mindset PLC and its philosophies. Lynn’s son, Luciano, is five years old and currently attends Sallie Jones Elementary school. As both a parent and teacher, Lynn understands the needs of her students and their families. She uses this personal understanding to create a nurturing classroom environment that fosters the highest level of learning.
Lynn Mongialini, 2019 Teacher of the Year

Lynn Mongialini, 2018 Teacher of the Year

Support Employee of the Year

The Support Employee of the Year Award recognizes outstanding support employees who have made unique and exceptional contributions to CCPS. Recipients of this award demonstrate commitment and leadership in their field of work and foster cooperative relationships with colleagues and in the community.
The 2018 Support Employee of the Year was Lisa Fleeman. Originally from Massachusetts, Lisa’s family relocated to Charlotte County in 1980, where she graduated from Charlotte High School. After living overseas, she returned to the U.S. in 1991 and began her career for Charlotte County Public Schools. Lisa worked in the Finance Department before transferring to Charlotte Harbor School in 1992 as an Administrative Assistant. Ms. Fleeman’s duties include maintaining the schools budget, Payroll, Substitute Coordinator, Registrar, Attendance and Switchboard. Lisa is blessed to work with the special students of Charlotte Harbor in meeting their personal and educational needs.
Lisa Fleeman, 2019 Support Employee of the Year

Lisa Fleeman, Support Employee of the Year