Founded in 2021, Educating Creative Humans Off-Campus, Inc. (ECHO) makes the world of creative writing and publishing accessible to all teens.

Board of Directors

Mattingly Gerasimovich (top left), President
PhD Candidate, Northwestern University

Jordyn Dees (top middle), Vice President
English & IT student, Florida State University

Cela McCoy (top right), Treasurer
Business Developer

Emily Laliberte (bottom left), Secretary
Research Assistant, RBT

Lexi Velte (bottom right), Director of Development
Career Advisor, Florida Gulf Coast University


Sophia McGregor - Creative Director

Financial Reporting

Here you can view our Annual Reports and financial reporting.


Click here to see a list of our awards and previous recipients.


Click here for information on our yearly leadership and creative writing retreat.