Community Education of Martha's Vineyard)
provides educational opportunities for enrichment, practical training,
college credit, and life-long learning that bridge generations and
cultures to improve the quality of life for all members of our
community. We work in partnership with the MV Public Schools and over
30 community organizations and many individuals dedicated to these same
Lynn Ditchfield, Director, at 508-627-8373 or firstname.lastname@example.org
American Heritage Trail
The African American Heritage Trail continues to research and publish
previously undocumented history and involve the Island community in the
identification and celebration of the contributions made by people of
color to the island of Martha's Vineyard.
Contact Elaine Cawley Weintraub, Board President, at 508.693.4361 or email@example.com.
The FARM Institute is an educational non-profit committed to connecting people of all ages and all circumstances to agriculture through the diverse operations of a working farm.
Contact Jon Previant at 508.627.7007.
Garden Gate Child Development Center
Garden Gate Child Development Center offers a richly unique Early
Childhood program which nurtures children's physical, social and
Contact Dawn Warner or Leigh Ann Yuen, Directors, at 508.696.9997 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Island Autism Group Inc.
The purpose of the Island Autism Group inc. is to fund comprehensive therapeutic services, activities and programs, hard goods and equipment for educational growth and development of children with significant disabilities to further integrate them into society. The group will also fund seminars, speakers and workshops that advance and educate parents, teachers and caregivers of children who do not fully participate in inclusive programs due to their disabilities.
Contact Kate DeVane at 508-693-2568
The Island Children's School provides quality preschool programming
which keeps young children connected to their island home, our
environment and builds strong social skills through our preschool
Contact Kimberly Morris-Wadleigh, Director, at 508.693.5815 or email@example.com
Library Friends of Oak Bluffs, Inc
Our mission is to promote the Library as an active, dynamic education and information center in the community and to support and enhance the Library’s programs, services and collections.
Contact Colleen Morris, President at 508-693-3605 or libraryfriendsOB@gmail.com
Martha's Vineyard Adult Learning Program
The Martha's Vineyard Adult Learning Program provides adults with
quality Adult Basic Education Classes designed to assist them in
achieving their educational, work-related and community goals.
Contact Jeanne Burke, Director, at 508.696.6548 or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society
The Agricultural Society
promotes the pursuit of agriculture, horticulture, land conservation,
youth activities, mechanic and domestic arts and encourages the raising
and improving of plant and animal stock and the sale of island-grown
produce and flowers at local farmers' markets.
McClure, President at 508.693.9549
Martha's Vineyard Literacy Volunteer Program
The mission of the Martha's Vineyard Literacy Volunteer Program is to
meet the literacy needs of residents of Martha's Vineyard as determined
by the board of directors. Tutoring provided one on one year
Contact Joyce Stiles-Tucker at 508.693.0559 or
Martha's Vineyard Museum
Vineyard Museum (Martha's Vineyard Historical Society) is the Island's
largest repository of cultural artifacts, historic photographs,
archival records, and genealogical records. We strive to broaden
awareness and access to the Island's history and shared memory.
508.627.4441 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vineyard Preservation Trust
The Preservation Trust
has acquired, preserved and now actively manages many of the key
endangered landmarks of Martha's Vineyard, restoring living
institutions to their rightful place in Island life.
Contact Christopher Scott
at 508. 627.4440 or email@example.com
Nathan Mayhew Seminars
Nathan Mayhew Seminars provides courses of study in the liberal arts,
the performing arts, social & Physical sciences, vocational arts
& skills, and physical education to members of the general public,
without regard to race, color, creed, nationality or ethnic origin.
Contact Edward Housman, Treasurer and Webmaster, at 508.627.3913 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Options in Education
Options in Education supports and promotes innovative educational
programs on Martha's Vineyard, especially for children; raises funds
for the Charter School; and operates summer programs of educational
Contact Seth Mosler, Treasurer, at 508.693.9900.
- $450 in start-up costs for after-school chess club.
Plum Hill Preschool
The Island Waldorf
Community is a nonprofit organization of parents and friends interested
in the pursuit of Waldorf Education on the island. Through this
community, the Plum Hill School was founded in 2001. It continues to be
a successful preschool to children ages 2.9 and up. Currently there are
20 families attending Plum Hill School.
Michelle Brescia, Board Member, at 508.696.7701 or email@example.com
Sail Martha's Vineyard
Sail Martha's Vineyard is a non-profit organization dedicated to
celebrating and perpetuating our Island's maritime heritage and culture.
Contact Hope Callen, Administrative Director, at 508.696.7644, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sense of Wonder
Sense of Wonder Creations
is a creative arts program for children designed to nurture the
discovery and appreciation of our beautiful world ~ environmental and
ethnical diversity ~ to become closer to it and learn how to love and
care for it. To expand the understanding of Peace and Justice and to
learn how one person can make a difference.
Contact Pam Benjamin,
Director, at 508.693.3142 or email@example.com
Stone Soup Leadership
The Stone Soup Leadership
Institute develops educational tools, trainings and initiatives to
prepare young and emerging leaders to build a more sustainable world.
The Institute brings the Stone Soup fable to life, inspiring
people to give their gifts so together we can feed the hunger in our
souls and the hunger in the world.
Contact Marianne Larned,
Director, at 617-304-7821 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vineyard Montessori School
The mission of the Vineyard Montessori School is to follow and execute the philosophy and curriculum for the education of children developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. In providing a carefully planned, stimulating environment children develop within themselves the foundational habits, attitudes, skills, independent thoughts and ideas which are essential to a lifetime of learning and creative thinking.
Contact Debbie Jernegan, Head of School at 508-693-4090 or email@example.com
Vineyard Voyagers, Inc.
The mission of the Vineyard Voyagers Maritime Studies Project is to
give young people on Martha's Vineyard the chance to have significant
encounters with the sea--to build their knowledge and skills, and
develop their confidence and character, through the shared adventure of
a centuries-old seafaring tradition.
Contact Sidney B. Morris, Executive Director, at 774.563.0200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Women Empowered is to support Islanders in gaining control over their lives by helping them develop the skills to manage money, resolve debt, explore job options, and identify resources. We do this through confidential one-on-one coaching, public workshops, tuition assistance, and micro loans.
Contact: Vivian Stein at 508.696.8880 or email@example.com