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Youth on a Mission Vero Beach has been volunteering at ECC since 2004. They have worked at our school helping with building and maintenance and also assisting the teachers and students in the classrooms. This year’s 30 participants will be making their 12th visit to our school. We love our volunteers!

Youth on a Mission 2015
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Dr. Shameka Johnson, Assistant Professor at the Cathy Hughes School of Communication, Howard University, has been partnering with ECC since 2010. Dr. Johnson’s research interests are augmentative and alternative communication, literacy, interdisciplinary training, child language development, tele-practice/telespeech, severe disabilities, and multiculturalism. Dr. Johnson and her graduate students have offered on-site training, student assessments and a teletherapy program for our students with communication disorders.

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Since 2011, Every Child Counts has collaborated with Professor Jean Golden, Director of the Bahamas Project, at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario.  The Project brings Ryerson student academic placements and volunteers to the school for 5-10 weeks every spring. These students work with Professor Golden, ECC staff, ECC students, parents and the community to provide educational support and community programmes for our children.

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Rollins College has partnered with ECC since 2014, offering a Spring Break Field Studies Service Program.  On this education-focused immersion experience, service projects emphasize various methods of educational teaching and utilize lesson plans ranging in topics such as technology, art, music, film making, and others based on the school’s needs. Specific projects have  included working with students and teachers in the classroom, facilitating lesson plans, technology set-up and training, and assessing technology needs.

Rollins College 2017