Our Work

Education Council

Our Mission

The purpose of the Education Council (EC) is to serve as the voice of the residents of greater Estero to improve the quality of educational programs and facilities. The EC seeks opportunities, offers solutions, challenges threats, and communicates reliable and accurate information to ECCL leadership and residents to make informed decisions and encourage community engagement on education issues.




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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“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...

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

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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