|Address||73 Plymouth Rd |
East Providence, Rhode Island , United States
|| October 28, 1966
Sep 20, 2016 12:00am
|Info|| Gregg Amore, a history teacher and coach at East Providence High School for the past 22 years, and lifetime resident of East Providence has officially announced his campaign as a Democratic candidate for State Representative in District 65.Mr. Amore resides in the Kent Heights section of the city and is married to Lee Smith Amore. They are the proud parents of Tess and Megan Amore who both attend the city’s public schools. |
Mr. Amore holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Providence College and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from New England College. He serves on the board of directors for the Friends of Townie Athletics, a non-profit fund-raising organization that serves the student athletes of East Providence. He is on the board of directors of the East Providence Education Association and is a frequent commentator for the East Providence Post.
“I love the City of East Providence and the State of Rhode Island and I believe very strongly in public service. Over the past 24 years I have come in contact with thousands of students and their families and have developed a unique understanding of our city’s culture and its needs. Over that same period of time I believe that I have built a reputation as an honest and thoughtful person who is willing to work hard on behalf of my community. I hope to continue to serve that community in the General Assembly if the citizens of East Providence entrust me with such an important responsibility.”
Accomplishments and Activities
Gregg has spent the past 25 years serving the children and families of East Providence as a teacher, coach, and mentor. In that time, Gregg has gained a unique perspective on the issues that affect the families of East Providence.
Here are some of Gregg's accomplishments and volunteer activities .
East Providence High School Alumnus
Advanced Placement History Teacher
East Providence Democratic City Committee
RI History Teacher of the Year – Daughters of the American Revolution (2008)
Providence College – Magna Cum Laude
Columnist for the East Bay Newspapers on politics and education
Advisor of the Young Democrats Club of East Providence High School
Friends of Townie Athletics Golf Tournament chair (raised over $30 thousand for EPHS students)
Head Coach of EPHS Hockey Team undefeated State Champions (2005)
Head Coach of EPHS Baseball Team Division Champions (2003)
Head Coach of United States Naval Academy Prep School (2008)
Player and Coach of Providence College Baseball team
Featured Speaker at the James E. Bates Memorial Oratory Contest (sponsored by the EPHS Alumni Association)
Little League Coach, Instructor, and Field Maintenance Volunteer in Riverside, East Providence (Central), and Rumford
Citizens' Scholarship Foundation volunteer
Coordinnator of Close Up – an organization that provides opportunities for students to engage in the hands on study of American Government in Washington D.C.
Volunteer Coach for Riverside Post 10 American Legion Baseball Team