Sign up for summer 2017 BASE Camp updates

Sign up for summer 2017 BASE Camp updates

By the week of January 30th, we’ll be able to give you all the details about the 2017 BASE Camp schedule for 2017 (June 19-July 14, 2017 — no camp July 4). Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news and updates. As you know, BASE Camp...
OPEF’s 2015-2016 annual report is out!

OPEF’s 2015-2016 annual report is out!

Check out OPEF’s new 2015-2016 annual report and see why we are celebrating another successful year of implementing hands-on, curriculum-enriching programs for the children of District 97 public schools! OPEF is a privately funded nonprofit that receives no tax...
Goodbye from Deb Abrahamson

Goodbye from Deb Abrahamson

To my friends in our community: As many of you know, I’ll be retiring as Oak Park Education Foundation Executive Director at the end of December. I’m writing to say a heartfelt thank you for nearly 20 years of friendship, partnership, and support. But first I want to...
Welcome new VEX Robotics staff!

Welcome new VEX Robotics staff!

OPEF welcomes Kevin Berger, Kristi Braun, Steve Olson, and Griffin Waterman, to the VEX Robotics staff! “We’re so excited about the new staff joining VEX Robotics this year! They bring with them a wealth of expertise that will help us provide even more exciting...
OPEF Executive Director search underway

OPEF Executive Director search underway

With OPEF Executive Director Deb Abrahamson retiring in December, a search is now underway for a new Executive Director to lead the growing, 27-year-old organization. Working closely with the Board of Directors, staff, District 97, parents, volunteers, and other local...