Education Foundation

The Annual Lawrence County Festival of Trees will be held on November 24 and 25, from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm, at Neshannock Township School District.  Please be sure to join us for this festive community event filled with beautiful holiday trees and wreaths, food and retail vendors, and entertainment!

Neshannock Township Education Foundation

Neshannock Township Education FoundationThe 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.

2023-2024 NTEF Trustees:

  • Mr. Jordan Flaim, President
  • Mrs. Stephanie Russo, Vice President
  • Mr. Joshua Vitale, Treasurer
  • Mrs. Shannon Angelo, Secretary
  • Mr. Michael Vatter, School Board Liaison
  • Mrs. Andrea Conange
  • Mrs. Shannon Geary
  • Mrs. Dawn Strickler
  • Mrs. Pam DeVincentis
  • Dr. Danielle Trott
  • Mr. Matthew Fowler
  • Mr. Eric Karmecy
  • Miss Addy Sumner, Junior Student Trustee
  • Miss Ava Koski, Junior Student Trustee
  • Miss Chloe Maalouf, Senior Student Trustee
  • Miss Juliana Medure, Senior 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!
  • Grants
    • School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS), Grades 6-8
    • FBLA Leadership Conferences
    • Individual Teacher Grants
    • Cafe Project, NHS Transition Students
    • Digital Media Program Launch
    • STEM Resources — Toaster Pets and iPads
    • Nature Trail Enhancements
    • Student Activities Department
    • MORP – Extreme Leadership Make-a-Wish Service Project

NTSD Faculty and Staff: General Grant Application