Students First – Schools to remain closed until May 1

This week, the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Education has directed all public schools in Florida to continue to be closed through May 1, 2020. Therefore, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) campuses will remain CLOSED to all students from Monday, March 30 through Friday, May 1. Additional school closures will be re-evaluated by the […]

Students First – CCPS is committed to supporting children and families

With school being out until April 15, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) is committed to supporting children and families in continuous learning. CCPS began its transition to virtual/online continuous learning for students this week (March 23-27). Information related to this week’s activities, as well as any future updates, may be found on the CCPS Continuous […]


March 23 – March 27 (Student Self-Paced Learning) NEXT WEEK March 30 – April 15 (Teacher-Led Virtual Instruction) Collier County Public Schools would like to remind parents that this week, stu-dents should be accessing their self-paced learning pathways on our CCPS eLearns site. Click here to access the eLearns website. It is important that all […]

Collier County Schools free meal pick up sites

With statewide school closures extending to April 15, school food service is making free meals available to kids. Please see the announcement from Collier County Public Schools with free meal pick up locations for children 18 years and under: Collier County Public Schools will be offering FREE meals for ALL children age 18 and […]

Students First – Adame, Stehlin surprised by awards

The school community in Immokalee has been abuzz with excitement the past few weeks. On Friday, February 7, Superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton joined the surprise patrol to present awards to the year’s Employees of the Year. One of the stops—Village Oaks Elementary (VOE) where general secretary Petra Adame has been an employee for 31 years! […]

Students First – Lake Trafford Elementary has a new face on campus

Lake Trafford Elementary (LTE) has a new face on campus—Sarah Woofter! Woofter is excited to be back in an elementary school working with students, teachers, and families. She’ll be serving the school as an Assistant Principal. “I look forward to working with Mrs. Alvarez (Principal), Mrs. Galloway (Assistant Principal), and the fantastic staff to continue […]

Students First – CCPS wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on our blessings and remember all the wonderful times we have shared as a #CCPSFamily. This year, I asked our local Immokalee principals to share one thing for which they are thankful. Mark Frehe, Eden Park Elementary: “I am thankful for the opportunity to lead a wonderful staff in […]

Students First – Brown stakes a claim to rare feat with CCPS

Mary Brown can now stake a claim to a rare and admirable feat—teaching at all 50+ campuses which make up the A-rated Collier County Public Schools (CCPS). You might ask how this is possible. Brown is a guest teacher for CCPS, a term used in place of ‘substitute’ teacher. Brown, a self-described ‘snowbird,’ and her […]

Students First Get ready for 5K

Get your running shoes ready! Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) is hosting its annual 5K Walk-Run on Saturday, November 16. There is still time to register for the event, which will be held at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Administrative Center in Naples. All the Immokalee schools have teams in place, so be sure […]

Students First -Exceptional Student Education

As part of Sharing the Commitment, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) will hold two Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Expos. These free events are a great opportunity to learn about community resources available for students with disabilities. The first ESE Expo will be held right here in Immokalee on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at Immokalee High […]