Education Foundation

Neshannock Township Education Foundation is seeking up to one member of the Class of 2020 and up to two additional members of the Class of 2021 to serve as non-voting trustees.  Interested candidates must submit a completed Student Trustee Application, signed by a parent/guardian, to the Office of the Superintendent, Dr. Terence P. Meehan, by 3:30pm on May 3, 2019.


Neshannock Township Education Foundation

The Corporation is incorporated exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes, particularly to provide support for schools within the Neshannock Township School District, their faculty, staff, students and alumni, and to promote, sponsor and carry out objectives within or related to the Neshannock Township School District.

The Neshannock Township Education Foundation shall preserve and improve the education of students in the Neshannock Township School District by operating as a philanthropic organization.  As a philanthropic organization, the Neshannock Township Education Foundation will fund projects and/or programs that support the District’s academic goals.  Requests will be reviewed and prioritized accordingly.

The programs to be considered for funding by the Neshannock Township Education Foundation include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics
  • Mini-grants (educational enhancements to the current and/or future curriculum/planned course of studies)
  • Literacy
  • Other (as deemed appropriate by the Board of Trustees)

Neshannock Township Education Foundation is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH, a 501c3 public charity.


2018-2019 NTEF Trustees:

  • Dr. Ryan Nebel, President
  • Mrs. Jennifer Flannery, Vice President
  • Mr. Michael Vatter, Treasurer
  • Mrs. Karen Houk, Secretary
  • Mrs. Lina Busin
  • Mrs. Gizelle Dean
  • Mrs. Vickie Gouza
  • Mrs. Cheryl Kimmel
  • Mrs. Jenna Mozzocio
  • Mr. Blaise Paglia
  • Mrs. Jen Passarelli
  • Mrs. Brittany Rowe-Cernevicius
  • Mr. Michael Viggiano
  • Miss Melissa Srun, Senior Student Trustee
  • Miss Brie Dean, Senior Non-Voting Student Trustee
  • Miss Tori Gouza, Senior Non-Voting Student Trustee
  • Miss Grace Beal, Junior Non-Voting Student Trustee

NTEF Iniatives and Impact:

  • Community Events
    • The Annual Lawrence County Festival of Trees
      • This two-day event, a collaboration of LCCAP and NTEF, kick starts the holiday season for all of Lawrence County!
      • Neshannock Memorial Elementary School is transformed into a winter wonderland over Thanksgiving weekend.
      • Craft, retail, and food vendors are sprinkled throughout the holiday tree and wreath display for all to enjoy!
      • An eclectic variety of entertainers dazzle the event goers throughout the festival.
      • Proceeds benefit The New Castle Public Library and Neshannock Township Education Foundation
      • Find the Annual Lawrence County Festival of Trees on Facebook — @lawrencecountyfestivaloftrees
    • Glow Golf and Back to School Bash
      • After the sun goes down, golfers take to the course in this unique golf scramble!
      • Both golfers and non-golfers have a blast with glow-in-the-dark golfing, putting, and a live band!
      • Glow Golf is coming again in 2019!  Mark you calendars for August 4, 2019!
    • Fall Festival
    • Family Painting/Craft Nights
  • Grants
    • Camp Invention
    • Spelling and Vocabulary City
    • School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS), Grades 6-8
    • FBLA Leadership Conferences
    • Individual Teacher Grants

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