The Emerald Coast Autism Center (ECAC) is dedicated to educating and improving the lives of young children with autism in Okaloosa and Walton counties and surrounding areas. ECAC is unique in our approach to teaching these amazing children. All instruction and activities at the ECAC are conducted in a manner consistent with the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
We are the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, a 501(c)(3) environmental education center. The Biophilia Center educates, on average, 100 students a day in fourth and seventh grades, Monday through Friday.
ECTC is committed to providing professional theatre and performing arts education in Northwest Florida. ECTC offers a variety of educational programs, summer camps and professional programs, including After School, Home School and Adult Theatre education as well as a professional theater series.
The REP has built itself into a first-rate regional theatre, attracting some of the finest talent from around the country.
Northwest Florida State College is a vital part of the communities served by its seven campuses and centers. The college provides information sharing, planning and coordination of community engagement in the Northwest Florida region.
The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra (NFSO) is the Emerald Coast's premier, fully-professional orchestra. The NFSO performs in residence at the magnificent $30 million Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center.
The Okaloosa County School District serves approximately 30,000 students from per-kindergarten to adult education. The District's success stems from a strong partnership with parents, community members, educators, and students.
Walton County School District (WCSD) is committed to excellence in education. All WCSD public schools are accredited by AdvancED, which is a national accrediting organization formed through a partnership of regional accrediting agencies, including SACS CASI.
The Florida Chautauqua Assembly is a 4-day educational program for families featuring famous keynote speakers, educational breakout sessions, performance teas, evening dinner performances and exhibits relating to an annual theme.
George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) advocates for the importance of the arts in the development of our youth. GRFA encourages the use of art within all curriculum and supports a variety of art educational programs. MKAF enjoys a partnership through its Community Outreach Arts program with GRFA that supports its mission and benefits children in Walton and Okaloosa County schools.
United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties is a volunteer-based organization that brings individuals and groups together in a community wide effort to help people.