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Literacy Leaders

Ray Oglethorpe 
rayiin@aol.com

MCAN Leader and Co-Creator

Fran Adams 
fja615@gmail.com

MCAN Leader and Co-Creator

"The Moonshot Community Action Network is a group of extraordinary community leaders and learners who have the ability to mobilize around important issues affecting our children. We are committed to turning breakdowns into breakthroughs."

Barbara  Hammond
The Learning Alliance
barbarariefler@aol.com

CEO

“Creating an unstoppable team of community leaders who take a stand for all of our children.”

Liz Woody Remington
The Learning Alliance
duncanhill2@aol.com

Co-Founder of The Learning Alliance and Education Consultant

Sally Alkayaly 
Little Rising Stars Preschool
Sallyalkayaly@msn.com

Owner & Director of Little Rising Stars Preschool

"Moonshot to me is a bridge between educational providers and families to help our children achieve their literacy needs."

Debbi Arseneaux
The Learning Alliance
darseneaux@thelearningalliance.org

Program Coordinator

 

“The Moonshot movement is about a community that takes a stand for ALL of its citizens. Together we can always do more!”

Marie  O'Brien
The Learning Alliance
mobrien@thelearningalliance.org

Digital Media and Community Outreach Manager

Moonshot to me is about bringing our entire community together to take care of our youngest citzens, ensuring a prosperous future for all.

Liz Bahl 
The Learning Alliance
lbahl@thelearningalliance.org

New Business Development and Documentation Manager

Karen Bailey 
Help Me Grow
karen.bailey@211pbtc.org

Coordinator

Shannon Bowman
Childcare Resources of Indian River
shannon@ChildcareResourcesIR.org

Executive Director

Helene Caseltine 
Indian River County Chamber of Commerce
directored@indianrivered.com

 "Today’s children are our future workforce!"

 "Moonshot is important to me as it is important to our business community. To be successful in the real world, it's crucial to be able to read and comprehend what you read."

Leslie Connelly 
School District of Indian River County
Leslie.Connelly@indianriverschools.org

School District of Indian River County Educational Consultant for The Learning Alliance District Liaison

 

“Moonshot Moment means creating compassionate, lifelong learners who will improve our world.”

Monica Cheslak 
Childcare Resources of Indian River
monica@childcareresourcesir.org

Director, Enrollment & Program Services

Pamela Dampier 
School District of Indian River County
Pamela.Dampier@IndianRiverSchools.org

Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

 

“A community partnership that promotes literacy and student achievement in our district.”

Cynthia Falardeau 
Education Foundation of Indian River County
director@edfoundationirc.org

Executive Director

Lucinda Gedeon
lgedeon13@gmail.com
MCAN Leader and Co-Creator

 "The power of the arts to affect the lives of students to increase learning, self-esteem and literacy."

David Griffin 
The Learning Alliance
davidwghome@gmail.com

Board Member

Janie Hoover 
Tight Line Productions
janie@tightlineproductions.com
Tiffany Justice 
Indian River County School Board
tiffany.justice@indianriverschools.org
Katie Kelley 
Kenyon Business Consulting
Kenyonbusinessconsulting@gmail.com

 

“The process for innovative and collaborative change impacting literacy in our community and the world.”

Shannon Maitland
Kindergarten Readiness Collaborative
kindergartenreadinessIRC@gmail.com
Karen Malits 
School District of Indian River County
Karen.Malits@indianriverschools.org

Director of Federal Programs

Fran McDonough 
School District of Indian River County
Frances.mcdonough@indianriverschools.com

Educational Consultant for The Learning Alliance

 

“Compassionate, literate citizens who improve our world!”

Judi Miller 
Big Brothers Big Sisters
judi.miller@bbbsbigs.org

CEO

“MCAN means opportunity, problem solving, collaboration, and inspiration to make a difference.”

Tina Nickle 
ecn1425@aol.com
Barbara Pearce  
Gifford Youth Activity Center
bpearce@gyac.net

Executive Assistant

"Education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela “Community coming together to help our children improve and excel in reading.”

Carol Pinder 
Dasie Hope Center
pinfour@comcast.net

Teacher

Moonshot to me means the community working together to make sure all children have access to literacy resources.

Angelia  Perry
Gifford Youth Achievement Center

Executive Director

GYAC supports the Moonshot Moment because it is critical that students learn to read; without this ability, a child’s future success is bleak.

Mark Rendell
School District of Indian River County
mark.rendell@indianriverschools.org

Superintendent

Linda Riefler 
linda.riefler@gmail.com

MCAN Facilitator

Christine Ryall 
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Christine.ryall@bbbsbigs.org

 Mentor Trainer

“The power of the community benefits from the individual groups and organizations.”

Susan Roberts 
The Learning Alliance
susanr2011@gmail.com

Educational Consultant

“Collaboration for a common goal...supporting children and families in IRC.”

Shanti Sanchez 
Vero Beach Museum of Art
shanti@verobeachmuseum.org

School Youth Community Impact Programs Manager

"Moonshot to me means inspiration and promise for future generations. In the words of (the play) Hamilton, we are "not throwing away our (Moon)shot"

Lillian Torres-Martinez
School District of Indian River County
Lillian.Torresmartinez@indianriverschools.org

Director of Student Services

"Proud member of the Literacy Leader Team! Working to make a difference for children!"

Nivea L. Torres
Kindergarten Readiness Collaborative
kreadinesscollaborative@gmail.com

 Executive Direcotr

 "Moonshot to me means creating a pathway for success for each child filled with infinite opportunities to shine, to blossom, and to grow."

Hope Woodhouse
hope.woodhouse@gmail.com

Community Organizer

Page Woodward 
211 Helpline
Page.woodward@211pbtc.org

Solutions! Opportunity! Hope! Community!

Andrea Berry
Indian River Healthy Start Coalition
Andrea@irchealthystart.org

Executive Director

Patti Fuchs
Indian River County Library System
pfuchs@irclibrary.org

Childrens Librarian

Susan Roberts
susanr2011@gmail.com
Jessica Schmitt
Literacy Services of Indian River County
director@literacyservicesirc.org

Executive Director

 "Moonshot to me means building a greater future for our children word by word and book by book."

Elizabeth Thomason
Boys & Girls Clubs
ethomason@bgcirc.org

Executive Director

Keith Touchberry
Police Department City of Fellsmere
policechief@cityoffellsmere.org

Police Chief