Volume 32| February 23, 2021
D95 Superhero Shuffle
LAST CALL! Join us for a fun, family friendly, virtual 5K walk/run from 3/13-3/27 to honor all the Superheroes in our community! With a Virtual 5K, you can run/walk ANYTIME and ANYWHERE! Take your dog for a walk! Hike at a park! Run on your treadmill! Walk along the beach over Spring Break! Register by Fri, 2/26 to get a T-shirt!
Click HERE for more info!
Thank you to our D95 Superhero Shuffle Sponsors!
D95 Virtual Film Festival
Thank you so much to everyone who submitted entries for the D95 Virtual Film Festival on February 9th! Thank you to the committee for organizing the event, and to our judges for making the difficult decision of selecting winners. What talented filmmakers we have in D95! Check out all the winning films HERE, to view a recording of the livestreamed event.
STEAM Possible
Register now for the 2021 FREE Virtual STEAM Possible Event on Saturday, April 10, 8:30AM-12PM. Students may serve as “STEAM Ambassadors” as they participate in an at-home self-directed Science investigation (formerly known as the Science Fair). STEAM Ambassadors will present their at-home investigation virtually on April 10th. Students may also become “STEAM Agents” and join us for guided STEAM Exploration activities via Zoom (formerly known as the STEAM Summit). Click HERE for details.
What does the Foundation do?
  • Teacher innovation and speaker grants
  • Resources for District 95 initiatives such as Lego League, Film Festival, Science Fair, and STEAM Summit
  • Partner for high school internship opportunities
  • Academic funding for under-resourced students
  • Author in Residence
  • Basic needs for under-resourced students through Joanie's Closet
  • Cultural Diversity Fair/Poster Contest
Board of Trustees
Brad Bailey- Chair
Sandra Frampton- Immediate Past Chair
Lisa Warren- Treasurer
Ann Marie McConnell- Corporate Secretary
Lisa Ballotti- Co-Vice Chair Communications
Jennifer McGrath- Co-Vice Chair Communications
Andy Spetter- Vice Chair Grants & Initiatives
Stephanie King- Vice Chair Fund Development
Kelley Gallt- District 95 Superintendent & Trustee
Katie Gazdacka- Trustee
Indra Josephs- Trustee
Allen Ordeanu- Trustee
Vas Russis- Trustee
John Sfire- Trustee Emeritus
Erica Chianelli- Executive Director
The mission of the District 95 Educational Foundation is to raise funds and provide resources for additional innovations that empower all learners to achieve personal excellence.
Thank you to our Corporate Partners
District 95 Educational Foundation | 847-540-5494 | foundation@lz95.org | www.district95foundation.org