Our Mission:

To enhance and expand educational opportunities by supporting students, faculty and staff through community partnerships.

Our Purpose:

The Coatesville Community Education Foundation is an independent public charity.  The Foundation cultivates diverse partnerships for the education, training and cultural enrichment of our youth.

Our Goals:

Strengthen Education
Focus on Children
Build Partnerships

Educational Initiatives:

Mini-Grants to Teachers
Support Summer Programs
Out of School Time Enrichment Opportunities




  • Coatesville Academic Team
  • Cub Scout Pack 75, Boy Scouts of America
  • Friends of PA 771st (Air Force JROTC)
  • Joint Services Military Club, Unit #1
  • Lady Steel Softball
  • Raider Starz Cheerleading
  • Sea Scout Ship 348, Boy Scouts of America
  • Troop 48, Boy Scouts of America
  • Venture Crew 248, Boy Scouts of America

Our Board of Directors:

Bob Beckershoff
Friends of PA 771st

Coleen Beckershoff
Friends of PA 771st

Michelle Dirks
Art of Hope

Patty Dodson, President

Safiya Edwards
Friends of PA 771st

Shonna Fickes
Raider Starz Cheerleading

John L. Hall, Ph.D, Vice-President

Dean Kaiser
Troop 48, Boy Scouts of America

Gail Pippin

Linwood Smith
Atglen AME Church



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