2014 Literacy Champions

Maureen Manning

Director of Family and Community Engagement, Wareham, MA

Maureen Manning is a 2014 Mass Literacy Champion and community advocate for literacy. As the Director of Family and Community Engagement in Wareham, MA, she runs a number of literacy initiatives for the town, including book clubs for adults, Community Cafes, summer lunch programs, and book swaps. She also coordinates the English Language Education program for her district.

Maureen’s career in education includes experience in teaching at the early childhood level as well as music, ESL and French. She has worked as an elementary assistant principal where she implemented literacy initiatives for teachers and students. She is an adjunct professor in language acquisition at Quincy College and Fitchburg State University.

Maureen strongly believes in community involvement and early literacy initiatives for children and families.

Current Projects

Maureen is currently pursuing a new project called Born to Read, which will distribute board books to new mothers at Tobey Hospital in Wareham.