Our Work

Education Council

Our Mission

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

 

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Junior Achievement

2-5-8 Educate
Volunteer Recruitment and Training

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FGCU - Institute for Entrepreneurship

Business Development
Economic Expansion
Graduate Retention

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About Our Schools

Public Schools
Private Schools
Secondary Education

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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...

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

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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...

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