Learn More About the Education Foundation for BESD

The Education Foundation for Buckeye Elementary School District drives innovative education and instructional leadership through grants to support the students, staff, and programs of Buckeye Elementary School District.

What We Do for You

The foundation:

  • provides grants to enhance academic achievement and success,
  • builds and fosters relationships with communities served by BESD,
  • supports special projects that enhance the quality of educational programs,
  • provides recognition of BESD staff, students, or members of the community for outstanding service or contributions to BESD, and
  • provides support and partnership with BESD parent and student organizations.

Our Purpose

The Education Foundation for Buckeye Elementary School District, Inc. is a nonprofit foundation serving students, staff, and families in the community. The purpose of the foundation is to provide support for whole-child education by encouraging on and off campus learning opportunities through teacher mini grants and other enrichment experiences.

Our Board of Directors

Angelo Rossetti

Angelo Rossetti
President

Tamara Caraway

Tamara Caraway
Vice President

Charlene Powers

Charlene Powers
Treasurer

Lisa Hickman

Lisa Hickman
Secretary

Billy Hickman

Billy Hickman
Member

Tom Osborne

Tom Osborne
Member

Mary Robago

Mary Robago
Member

Dr. Kristi Sandvik

Dr. Kristi Sandvik
Ex-Officio

Larry Tracey

Larry Tracey

Jane Hunt

Jane Hunt
Ex-Officio

Maria Moreno

Maria Moreno
Ex-Officio