Just like the foundation of a house provides a solid base, so does the Toledo Public Schools Foundation. The Foundation provides a bedrock for advances in teaching and learning to students across the district.
For more information about the TPS Foundation and its scholarships and grants for both students and educators, new student enrichment programs and new student leadership initiatives, calendar of events, and giving opportunities, please visit its new Website: www.tpsfoundation.org.
Contact Information: Susan K. Zurawski, Executive Director, Toledo Public Schools Foundation, 419-450-7672 Telephone/Fax or via email
2012-2013 TOLEDO PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION GOVERNING BOARD
Deborah A. Barnett, PRESIDENT
Shanda L. Gore, Ed.D.
Manju Gupta, TREASURER
Terry J. Awis (Waite H.S. '89)
Merrill A. Grant, Ed.D., ex officio member, former Superintendent, Toledo Public Schools (1996-2000) and a founding trustee of the Toledo Public Schools Foundation
Jerry Pecko, Ed.D.
Derrick E. Roberts
Jerome Pecko, Ph.D., ex officio member, Superintendent, Toledo Public Schools
Derrick E. Roberts (DeVilbiss H.S., '70)
Susan K. Zurawski
Frank Dick, former Superintendent, Toledo Public Schools (1965-1978), Emeritus
Edna Robertson (Woodward High School 1959), Emeritus
The Toledo Public Schools Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that operates separate and apart from the district. It was established in 1987 and newly organized in 1999 to enhance teaching and learning opportunities in the Toledo Public Schools. The primary focus of the Toledo Public Schools Foundation.
>Provide scholarships to outstanding students to continue their education after high school.
>Raise and distribute funds for supporting creative and innovative classroom projects developed by classroom teachers.
Revenues are derived from contributions and fundraisers. Fund-raising will continue so that the Foundation can award scholarships to exceptional and deserving students and yearly grants to innovative educators for extraordinary learning experiences. For supporters of schools, families, and the community, the Foundation provides a way to make a profound and lasting impact.