December is a great time to reflect on the events and news of the previous year. We love creating our annual report and being reminded of all the amazing students and teachers we worked with last school year. This year’s annual report has gorgeous photos, amazing stats, and a special thank you to all our […]
Curious about what we’ve been up to? The 2016-2017 annual report is now available for download. In this year’s report we share the voices of our donors, students, parents, and teachers, as well as our financials, and of course, some amazing photos of the year. If you’re looking for a more specific look at what […]
Marta Segal Block, an experienced communications specialist and longtime Oak Parker, has joined the team at the Oak Park Education Foundation as its new Director of Communications. “A former teacher, Marta brings to us a great enthusiasm for our work and our mission,” said Tracy Dell’Angela Barber, OPEF’s Executive Director. “She’s a savvy writer with a keen […]
Oak Leaves reporter Steve Schering covered the exciting Battle of the Bots competition.
The Wednesday Journal covered the launch of OPEF’s Spoken Word program, which received seed funding from the Peter Traczyk Innovation Fund.
Spoken Word builds literacy and communication skills while cultivating students’ unique voices.
New D97 superintendent Dr. Carol Kelley visited Summer BASE Camp 2015, seeing various camps in action.
Lindsay will be collaborating with OPEF staff, teachers, parents and students to deliver the highest quality BASE Camps.
Local high school students learned first hand about philanthropy and made decisions about the distribution of $25,000 in grants to local nonprofits.