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Subscribe to the Wantagh Foundation for Educational Excellence

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The Wantagh Foundation for Educational Excellence was created to mobilize community support, commitment and resources to enhance public education in the Wantagh community. This non-profit independent organization founded by Wantagh residents and business leaders in 1993 has several fundamental goals:


To provide financial and creative support to the Wantagh Public Schools by identifying and mobilizing available resources;


To foster partnerships among school, community and industry; and finally,


To enhance cooperation and understanding while encouraging innovation and creativity in meeting the challenges facing public education in the 21st century

Wantagh Foundation For Educational Excellence Executive Board 

  • President: Barbara Brochstein 

  • Executive Director/Secretary Gayle Wenchell

  • Vice President: Patrick Chin

  • Vice President: Patrick Sheeran

  • Treasurer: Lorraine Johnson

  • Trustee/Summer Rec Director: Austin Costello

Wantagh Foundation For Educational Excellence Junior Committee 
Our Wantagh Foundation Junior Committee is made up of dedicated Wantagh Middle and High School students. Their goal is to share and discuss the impact of the Foundation on their academic experience and focus on ways to support the Foundation in its efforts to enhance education in all five schools.  Our students share an interest in the areas of Technology, Math, Science, and Robotics.  


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