Volunteer Positions

Community Schooling Committee

Council: ECCL Education Council

Reports To: Education Council Chairperson

The Education Community Schooling Committee is tasked with ……………… developing a plan, securing Lee District Schools buy-in, community support and then implementing a Community School capability in one of the Estero Area Elementary or Middle schools

The Committee assists in helping to ensure quality educational support and programs will contribute to a broader and enhanced learning experience for children being schooled in the greater Estero area. This will enhance the desirability of  our location as a destination where people want to live, worship, conduct business and educate their children.

Responsibilities of the Education Community Schooling Committee Chairperson:

  • Form a committee and recruit committee members
    • Include representatives from:
      • Junior Achievement
      • Lee County Schools
      • FGCU
      • Area Businesses
      • Estero Chamber of Commerce
      • Lee Health
      • Lee County Parks and Rec
      • Lee County Library
      • Blue Zones
      • Area Religious institutions
    • Hold meetings (in person or on Zoom) as required
    • Maintain an ECCL web presence
    • Report at monthly Education Council meetings
    • Communicate activities
      • Brief at monthly members meetings
      • Compose articles for
        • Publishing in local and community newsletters and via ECCL Newsletters and/or email blasts.
        • ECCL Web page
      • Submit activities and events for publishing on the ECCL web page
    • Recruit guest speakers for Education Council and members meeting for awareness
    • Monitoring Developments and Progress
    • Coordination Understands its role in relation to the other ECCL entities and the ECCL’s mission. on ECCL issues
      • Environmental Committee
      • Health Committee
      • Safety
      • Community & Economic Development
      • Culture and Recreation
    • Decision Maker Formulates and guides courses of action
    • Leads by consensus Oversees the implementation of goals plans and strategies. Serves as the internal leader of the Committee:
      • Leads the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the Education Committee
      • Provides for members a strong leadership presence and supports an open-door policy among members
      • Participates in strategic planning processes
      • Participates in implementing strategic plans
      • Cultivates excellent relationships with the Estero Village leadership and educational communities
    • Collaborate with the Village of Estero, local, state, and national organizations, and other education organizations that affect Estero’s well-being.