The Middletown Education Collaborative (MEC) is a non-profit, 501(C)(3) organization engaged in fundraising for education enrichment purposes.
MEC MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Middletown Education Collaborative is to provide funding for unique and individual educational opportunities in the Middletown public schools through the awarding of grants for a wide range of resourceful and creative programs, to provide scholarships to deserving students graduating from Middletown High School, to cooperate with public and private agencies engaged in programs and services to improve public education in Middletown, Rhode Island, to acknowledge and reward educator excellence, and to solicit and ensure adequate funding for the accomplishment of the above purposes.
MEC strives to fund experiences that affect the greatest population of students through programs such as artists-in-residence, enriching field trips, performances, and real-time, in-class experiences, with a focus on art, culture, science and math.
Pam Souza, President
Ruth Lynn Butler, Vice President
Amy Reko, Treasurer
[Currently vacant], Recording Secretary
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ruth Lynn Butler – 2016
Laura Daly Foley - 2020
Camille Guerin - 2019
Chyleene O'Connor - 2019
Amy Reko - 2018
Pam Souza – 2015
Laura Wheeler - 2020
MIDDLETOWN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The Middletown Public School system consists of four schools:
Aquidneck Elementary School
Forest Avenue Elementary School
J.H. Gaudet Middle School and Learning Academy
Middletown High School