About the Redding Education Foundation
The Redding Education Foundation is dedicated to mobilizing and enhancing opportunities to promote educational excellence so that the Redding community may better experience the fulfillment of learning at every age.
Partner to Promote Educational Excellence Through Innovation
REF will partner with schools, community members and local organizations to achieve a shared vision of educational excellence though innovation. REF will invest in community, educational and cultural arts initiatives that go beyond the scope of town budgets.
Inspire the Joy of Lifelong Learning
REF investment in intellectual and technological innovation will make learning more effective and efficient across generations while celebrating our respected educators' passion and professional excellence.
An Informed and Responsible Steward
REF works diligently to be informed about the best and latest research and educational practices nationwide to responsibly allocate funds where they will have greatest impact.
Garner Community Trust
Through strong partnerships, responsible and informed investments, and tangible benefits for the community, REF seeks to attract its abundant resources and expertise for its community initiatives. REF is an all-volunteer board of community members who contribute their time, talent and treasury to support REF's work.
A Community of Excellence
REF's vision will enhance Redding's reputation as a preferred community in which to educate and live.
Serve Beyond our Borders
REF aspires to be a model for other communities seeking to promote educational excellence.
|BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Alice Smith, President
Karen Weaver, VP
Susan Goldman, Esq., Treasurer
Sara Sobel, Communications
Vin Rosa, Webmaster
Kate Ebbott, Founder
Dr. Bernard Josefsberg, Superintendent
Marie McPhadden, Assistant Superintendent
& Director of Curriculum
| Advisory Board
Dr. Allen Fossbender, Past Superintendent
Dr. Michael Cicchetti, Past Superintendent