Education Foundation


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.

2020-2021 NTEF Trustees:

  • Mr. Jordan Flaim, President
  • Mrs. Stephanie Russo, Vice President
  • Mr. Michael Vatter, Treasurer
  • Mrs. Brittany Rowe-Cernevicius, Secretary
  • Ms. Betty Berkely
  • Mrs. Shannon Burick
  • Dr. Gizelle Dean
  • Mrs. Cheryl Kimmel
  • Mrs. Christina McCaskey
  • Mrs. Jenna Mozzocio
  • Mr. Michael Viggiano
  • Mr. Joshua Vitale
  • Mr. Brayden Brooks, Senior Student Trustee (non-voting)
  • Miss Jayci Graham, SeniorStudent Trustee (non-voting)
  • Mr. Johnpaul Mozzocio, Senior Student Trustee (non-voting)
  • Miss Eliza Beal, Junior Student Trustee (non-voting)
  • Miss Caitlin Kurutz, Junior Student Trustee (non-voting)
  • Miss Bella Tinstman, Junior Student Trustee (non-voting)

NTEF Iniatives and Impact:

  • Community Events
    • The Annual Lawrence County Festival of Trees
      • The FOT is Back!  November 26 and 27, 2021  
      • 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!
      • The August 2019 event was a blast!
      • Save the Date:  Glow Golf 2021 will be held Saturday, August 7 at Avalon Field Club at New Castle (former NCCC).
    • 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
    • Cafe Project, NHS Transition Students
    • Digital Media Program Launch
    • STEM Resources — Toaster Pets and iPads

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