Mapleton Education Foundation

The basic difference between those who achieve greatness and those who might have been great is one thing: opportunity. Our mission is to nurture the greatness in every student by affording opportunities and supplying necessary resources to turn dreams into reality. Please join us and help us ensure that all Mapleton students can achieve their dreams.

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Danielle Ramacciotti, Executive Director
Start Date: 2018

Ms. Ramacciotti joined the Mapleton Education Foundation in March of 2018. Prior to this position, she served as Executive Director of the United Nations Foundation in Washington, DC. Ms. Ramacciotti holds a Bachelor of International Relations and a Master of Education. She taught high school health and life skills at a charter school in Washington, DC and then at an international school in England. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer and has lived overseas in four different countries.

Channing Puchino, Co-CEO
Start Date: 2014

Channing has a long history with the Foundation and the School District, having served on staff from 2006-2013. From 2013-2014, she served as Director of Student Support Services for Mapleton Public Schools.

Channing earned her bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Denver.


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