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Who We Are 


The Shelby County Schools Education Foundation exists to support, enhance, and recognize excellence in education.

  • — We support excellence in education through special programs, including: Professional Development Support, National Board Certification, Career and Technical Education Program, and Healthy Schools Initiative.
  • — We enhance excellence in education through grant programs available to teachers, departments, and students.
  • — We recognize excellence in education through our Teacher of the Year Celebration, and our Annual Showcase of Schools.

We believe that public education is at the heart of a thriving community,and funding beyond the level of government resources is essential for top quality public schools.

Board of Directors

  • Ashley Fergusen — President
  • Leah Eagle — Secretary
  • Josh Arnold
  • Jane Hampton
  • MaryJayne Herring
  • Ken Mobley
  • Misti Steed
  • Judy Tramble
  • Tijuana Halsey

Executive Director

  •  Bethany Ivey

If you would like to connect and hear more about the Foundation, or learn how you can become involved, email, or call the Foundation office at 205-682-5255.

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