Our Work


Engage Estero builds community by giving residents a way to speak with one voice, air concerns, learn from each other and improve the greater Estero area.

Our Mission

To develop and manage an information-sharing process, including comprehensive and consistent communications and market research initiatives, to heighten awareness of the Engage Estero and its programs, by government officials, Members and other residents of the greater Estero area.

What we’re doing…

Engage Estero builds community through monthly member meetings, unique research and reporting, utilizing a robust mailing list and social media, and by participating in community events and meetings.

Community Campaigns…

Email and social Media

Estero Development Report
Meeting Summaries
Events Notifications
Calls to Action

Member Meetings

Community Reports
Representatives from local government
Committee Reports

Calendar and Events

Events Sponsorship
Event Participation
Community Event Promotion

Research and Reports

Exclusive Research
Growth Statistics
Estero Development Report
Studies to support positions



Junior Achievement Efforts in 2022

Junior Achievement Efforts in 2022

The ECCL taught Junior Achievement (JA) classes in April/May of 2022 to 63 seniors at Estero High School and 55 students in 8th grade at Three Oaks Middle School. Personal Financial Management was the subject taught by three (3) volunteers at the high school totaling...

2022 Essay Scholarship Winners

2022 Essay Scholarship Winners

2022 Estero Essay Contest Three $1,000 Scholarships for Estero High School Seniors.Congratulations to Estero Students Estero Schools ended their year with a burst of activity and awards. Congratulations to the 305 students that graduated from Estero High this year. At...



The ECCL is a proud supporter of all that FGCU contributes to our community. Come experience the ways this University contributes. From training world-famous musicians and arts talents, to the practical development of new, entrepreneurial businesses, FGCU brings in...

Estero High School Assistant Principal Named AP of the Year

Estero High School Assistant Principal Named AP of the Year

The Lee County School District announces David Howdyshell of Estero High School has been named Assistant Principal of the Year. The assistant principal at Estero High since 2017, Mr. Howdyshell previously taught math at Estero and Oak Hammock Middle School. This year...

Act Now: Important School Funding Survey

Act Now: Important School Funding Survey

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act was signed into law. The United States Department of Education (USDOE) is providing an additional $121.9 billion for the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER III Fund). These grants will be...

Climate and Education: GECR Quarter 1, 2021

Climate and Education: GECR Quarter 1, 2021

The ECCL wishes you a Very Happy New Year, and we hope that you continue to stay safe and well and benefit from the COVID vaccine "rollout" as soon as possible. We are pleased to provide you with the first of four planned GECR Reports for 2021. Our objective is to...

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