Narragansett Education Foundation
401-413-3336
Making a difference in the Narragansett Public Schools

About the NEF

Mission Statement:

The Narragansett Education Foundation's mission is to enhance core curriculum, and promote programs that enhance, enrich and maintain excellence in the Narragansett Public Schools.

Philosophy:

The Narragansett Education Foundation (NEF) works closely with residents, businesses and corporate groups who believe that high-performing public schools are essential to the social and economic fabric of the community. Through collaborative efforts, all parties deepen the learning experiences that occur in the Narragansett Public Schools and positively impact students' lives.

Focus Areas:

  • Supporting programs and services which address district-wide educational needs that enhance student learning.
  • Encouraging community dialogue centered upon district-wide educational issues.
  • Expand innovative programing maximizing the school facilities across all levels of learners.
  • Raise funds to support current programming and establish a strong financial foundation that will permit future expansion of a diversity of programs that have been vetted and proven as "best-in-class"

Board of Directors

President - Phil Capaldi

Vice-President - Gene Martin

Treasurer - Chris Catanzaro

Secretary - Ray Ranaldi

Member - Katherine Sipala

Advisors

Jeff Boutin
Lyn Budaj
Richard Lema
Karen Hagan
Venita Maciel
Malcolm A. Makin - Investment Advisor
Maggi Moretti
Pia Riccitelli

Bill Day