Every January we’re honored to host the Golden Apple Teacher & Support Employee of the Year Awards for Charlotte County Public Schools. This signature fundraising event is a beloved tradition for teachers, staff, and friends of education throughout our community.
We hope that you will join us again in recognizing the outstanding teachers and support employees who make a difference with our children, our schools, and in our community. Every year, nominations are made by students, principals, teachers and administrators for the Charlotte County Schools’ Teacher and Support Employee of the Year award.
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Previous Year Golden Apple Winners
We thank all the outstanding teachers and support employees who make a difference with our children, our schools, and in our community.
For the past 20 years, Carmen has served as a media paraprofessional, developing relationships with staff and students while supporting literacy and technology needs in the library and media center. In that space, she is able to provide a safe place and help direct students to the resources they need. Those interactions led her to become a Check and Connect mentor, spending more than three years mentoring students by reviewing school performance and attendance, and encouraging students to stay...
Bonnie Powell has been teaching for thirty-one years with 26 of those in Charlotte County. She has taught all grade and ability levels from ELL to Reading Remediation, with a focus now on Advanced Placement Literature, Advanced Placement Seminar, and ninth grade AICE English General Paper. Bonnie clearly brings a sense of humor and fun into the classroom. She describes her classroom as often loud, taking bizarre and unexpected turns, and much to the chagrin of her Task-Type students and her...
Thank You Sponsors!
Every year a portion of the net proceeds from this event supports our Teacher Supply Depot and award winning Take Stock in Children program, serving students in need for over 25 years.
Thank you Sponsors!
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James & Penelope Williams with “All that Jazz”
With Distinction Sponsors, $500
Ambitrans Medical Transport
Byrski Estate & Elder Law
Charlotte Community Foundation
Farr Law Firm
Jones Family Insurance
Palmer Property Management
Dr.Craig & Lynn Pogue
Punta Gorda Rotary
Word Empowerment Kingdom Center
King Fisher Fleet, In Kind Donation
Cheerleader Sponsor, $250
Charlotte State Bank & Trust
Dr.David & Elaine Rice
Friends of Education Sponsors, $100
CeJay Associates, LLC
DKG- Delta Kappa Gamma
Kiwanis Club of Punta Gorda
What are Golden Apple Awards?
Golden Apple Awards recognize outstanding employees. Recipients of this award demonstrate commitment and leadership in their field of work and foster cooperative relationships with colleagues and in the community.
- Teacher of the Year
- The Teacher of the Year 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.
- Support Employee of the Year Award
- The Support Employee of the Year Award recognizes outstanding support employees who have made unique and exceptional contributions to Charlotte County Public Schools (CCPS.)