Our Work

Education Council

The ECCL Education Council works with local schools to develop and  retain economically literate students.

Our Mission

To collaborate with the Village of Estero and Estero Area School leaders and professionals, to support students, teachers, and administrators in ways that enhance the quality of education and contribute to a better quality of life in Estero.

What we’re doing…

The Education Council’s Vision is to assure quality educational organizations and programs contribute to an improved quality of community life resulting in a recognition that the Estero-Area is recognized as a destination where people want to live, worship, conduct business and educate their children.

Education Campaigns…

Lee County Schools

Student Retention
Education Ambassadors
Economic Literacy

 

Junior Achievement

2-5-8 Educate
Volunteer Recruitment and Training

FGCU - Institute for Entrepreneurship

Business Development
Economic Expansion
Graduate Retention

About Our Schools

Public Schools
Private Schools
Secondary Education

Take Action

BE the Difference in a Kid’s Life

BE the Difference in a Kid’s Life

The Estero Education Initiative and ECCL Education Council have partnered with Three Oaks Middle School to mentor academically "at-risk" students. We are seeking volunteers who would like to help a child and invest in the future of our Estero youth. This is not a...

Call for School Volunteers

Call for School Volunteers

The Estero Education Initiative is looking for adult volunteers to serve immediately at Three Oaks Middle School with 7th and 8th-grade students.  The students are part of the AVID program that promotes being college and career ready.  AVID’s mission is to close the...

Entrepreneurship Volunteers

Entrepreneurship Volunteers

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) has established an “Institute of Entrepreneurship (IFE)” that offers an Interdisciplinary Degree. The IFE’s purpose is to provide students from all disciplines and veterans the opportunity to create new products and services. IFE’s...

Volunteer for Junior Achievement

Volunteer for Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement (JA) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young school students the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, help plan their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA seeks volunteers to provide...

Call for Volunteers – Lee County Schools

Call for Volunteers – Lee County Schools

he Village of Estero and Lee County Schools leadership signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to assuring that our students are well-prepared to enter the workforce, and to encourage the “best and brightest” to keep their talents in Southwest Florida....

Articles

Become an Estero Education Ambassador

Become an Estero Education Ambassador

The ECCL invites you to be an "Estero Education Ambassador" Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. "2 - 5 - 8 Graduate" "Inside the Classroom 11 Thursday, September 26 I4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Village of Estero Chambers 9401 Corkscrew Palms Circle, Estero, FL 33928...

2-5-8 Program featured in Estero Life Magazine

2-5-8 Program featured in Estero Life Magazine

Estero Life Magazine featured the Estero volunteer efforts of the Education Council in their magazine on August 2, 2019. "Have you taught your middle schooler how to balance a checkbook yet? Or explained to your 7 year old what taxes are? Thanks to the Estero...

Breaking Par at Grandezza

Breaking Par at Grandezza

[trx_button type="square" style="default" style_color="original" size="medium" align="center" link="https://e.givesmart.com/events/c55/" popup="no" top="inherit" bottom="inherit" left="inherit" right="inherit"]Register Now[/trx_button] Breaking Par serves as the...

Junior Achievement Program Featured on ABC-7 News

Junior Achievement Program Featured on ABC-7 News

The Estero Education Initiative, supported by the ECCL, The Village of Estero and other local agencies, has been a driving force behind Junior Achievement's 2-5-8 Graduate program, which places local volunteers in Estero schools with the goal of improving student...

Get Involved

Find Your Representatives

Contact information for local, state and national legislators.

Volunteer

The ECCL is made up entirely of volunteer residents, businesspeople, and you!

Donate

Your donations protect the voice of Estero residents and enable action before it's too late!

Sign up to receive emails on important and urgent issues facing Estero.

Join the Movement

Protect Your Voice