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Luncheon: Kamela Patton

Date: September 14, 2022
Time: 11:15 AM – 2:00 PM

The Vineyards

400 Vineyards Boulevard
Naples, FL 34119

SPEAKER: Kamela Patton
TOPIC: “Collier County Public Schools Overview”


Dr. Patton will provide an overview of the school district including a highlight on academic accomplishments and a focus on expanded opportunities for students.  She will share specific data as well as many exciting student opportunities and experiences.  Join us to see how CCPS has grown and improved.


Kamela Patton is in her eleventh year as Superintendent of Collier County Public Schools (CCPS). She joined the district in June of 2011.

During the last ten years, Dr. Patton has enhanced existing programs, instituted new technological tools, improved internal and external communications, and initiated new programs that resulted in a direct increase in student achievement. Under Dr. Patton’s direction, CCPS has improved its district ranking to tie for 5th in the State from 33rd  just ten years ago. The percentage of students exceeding the state average has skyrocketed to 100% in 2021 from 30% in 2011. The district graduation rate has also risen significantly to 92.6% in 2021 from 72.5% in 2011, an increase of 20.1%. CCPS has focused on increasing programming and increasing academic achievement simultaneously for all students.