Our Work



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.

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 a relevant hands-on experience that gives K — 12 students basic knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship.

To volunteer, or to learn more about the Junior Achievement Initiative please contact Jim Shields, jimshields@fl-office.com.

While on-site involvement has been restricted during COVID, we are still accepting interested volunteers for when it is safe to resume.


The Estero Education Initiative recruited more than 150 volunteer Education Ambassadors who team-taught 2,662 students at four Estero-area schools in during 2 years before impact of COVID pandemic in the Spring of 2020 Be a part of this initiative.


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