Our Work

Education Council

Our Purpose

To collaborate with Estero 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 the greater Estero area.






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 greater 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

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Breaking Par at Grandezza

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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...

Feature: Excellence in Education

Feature: Excellence in Education

The Village of Estero and Lee County Schools create gold star collaboration Embracing the philosophy that education is the passport to the future, the Village of Estero, the ECCL Education Outreach Council, and the Lee County School District have joined together to...

“2 – 5 – 8 – Graduate” Inside the Classroom

“2 – 5 – 8 – Graduate” Inside the Classroom

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. ECCL Education Outreach Council presents Estero-area Program “2 – 5 – 8 – Graduate” Welcome Invitation - Please Attend Inside the Classroom 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Thursday, November 15 Chamber Room (1st Floor) Village of Estero...

Feature: A is for Achievement

Feature: A is for Achievement

Village and ECCL team up with Lee Schools, launching an inspiring JA program Key stakeholders in the Village of Estero are proving that building a strong community begins with educating and empowering its youngest citizens. Scores of volunteers are rallying around a...

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...

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....

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