Education Foundation

Education Foundation

We recognize innovation and excellence in education by funding grants and college scholarships and by supporting schools and school-related programs. The Education Foundation provides students and staff opportunities that are not supported by tax dollars.

Mission: Engaging our communities to support and fund extraordinary educational experiences.

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Annual Report

Annual Report

The Education Foundation partners with the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation to raise, invest, manage and distribute funds. Our work is guided and supported by a 17-member Advisory Board. For details and donors, see our most recent annual report.

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Goals and Governance

Goals and Governance

The Education Foundation maintains a formal system for raising, managing and distributing funds under the guidance of a 17-member Advisory Board.

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Board and Staff


Libby Blair

Libby Blair

Chair, Community Member at Large
Community Volunteer

Dr. Dan Clemens

Dr. Dan Clemens

Superintendent of Schools
North Kansas City Schools

Dr. Tom Cummings

Dr. Tom Cummings

Community Member at Large
Past Superintendent

Allen Dillingham

Allen Dillingham

Community Member at Large
The Builders’ Association/NORTH Magazine

Paul Harrell

Paul Harrell

Treasurer, Ex-officio
North Kansas City Schools

Tammy Henderson

Tammy Henderson

Exec. Director, Community Relations & Gov. Affairs
North Kansas City Schools

Jan Lewis

Jan Lewis

NKC Education Foundation Director
North Kansas City Schools

Lesley Martin

Lesley Martin

Teacher of Distinction
North Kansas City Schools

Linda Martens

Linda Martens

Secretary, Ex-officio
North Kansas City Schools

Barry McCullough

Barry McCullough

Past Chair, Business Member at Large
Jenkins & James Insurance Agency, Inc.

Brian Mercer

Brian Mercer

North Kansas City PTA Council President
Missouri Parent Teacher Association

Jeremy Messner

Jeremy Messner

Business Member at Large
Midwest Bus Sales

Erin Nash

Erin Nash

Staff Member at Large
North Kansas City Schools

Russell Shankland

Russell Shankland

Community Member at Large
Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Ellen Todd

Ellen Todd

Business Member at Large
Curry Real Estate Services

Jay Wilson

Jay Wilson

Board of Education Representative
North Kansas City Schools

Laura Wagner

Laura Wagner

Parent Representative
Wagner Marketing