Mountain Lakes Educational Foundation

To volunteer, learn more about us, or apply for a grant, contact us below.

Email: mledfoundation@gmail.com

 

Address: ML Educational Foundation

c/o Borough Hall

400 Boulevard

Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

Tax ID: 22-3462781

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© 2019-2020  Mountain Lakes Educational Foundation

Who We Are

Mountain Lakes Educational Foundation (MLEF) is an independent, 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to develop supportive community, alumnae, and private sector relationships with our public school system. We primarily raise funds to support teacher and staff-originated initiatives that fall outside of existing budget parameters. Our efforts are made possible by volunteers from all corners of our community.

 

We have roots in the community, branching towards the future.

Our Mission

Mountain Lakes Educational Foundation (MLEF) is an independent, 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to develop supportive community, alumnae, and private sector relationships with our public school system. We primarily raise funds to support teacher and staff-originated initiatives that fall outside of existing budget parameters. Our efforts are made possible by volunteers from all corners of our community.

Our Impact

MLEF supports educational excellence in the Mountain Lakes School District through parent and community donations. Past MLEF grants have included:

  • Science Lab, Smartboards, and Auditorium Sound System for Briarcliff Middle School

  • Maker Space at the ML High School

  • ChromeBooks for Wildwood and Lake Drive  

  • $5000 to the Maker Space program, run through the Mountain Lakes Library

  • “Running and Winning” program for MLHS girls by the local chapter of the League of Women Voters

  • Instruments for the MLHS Music Department 

  • Kathleen Wolters Scholarship

Board Members

The MLEF is run entirely by a volunteer Board of Directors and Trustees. Each year, new members are nominated by the current Board. 

Role of Board Members

  • Make planning and policy decisions

  • Serve on at least one committee and attend its meetings

  • Produce and monitor implementation of 

  • Promote community visibility and understanding of MLEF

 

Committees include:

  • Database                      

  • Finance                          

  • Grants                           

  • Nominating                    

  • Website 

  • Development

  • Fundraising

  • Liaisons

  • Publicity

 

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Liz Festa, President 

Jennifer DiPompeo, VP Grants

Sara Forman, VP Fundraising

Jennifer Keyt, VP Fundraising         

Lauren McIntyre, Secretary

Angela Tsai, Communications

 

Finance Committee: 

Michelle Siddons, Caroline HelmyJanine ScuraShaun Oliver

2019-2020 Trustees

Sara Aitken

Cara Tellie

Carrie Kelleher

Annie Peters

Kirtida Rana

Kim Webb

Chris Arakelian

Barbara Wyciskala          

Leah Apel               

Heather Pederson            

Wendy Kotsen                  

Betty McAleer

Sascha Proudlove

Jenny Smith

Mountain Lakes Schools Appreciate Your Support Today!