At a Glance

  • Founded in 2001 by the CSES parent community

  • Primary source of funding for educational enrichment resources

  • Funded solely through the generous support of Carderock parents

  • Independent from the CSES PTA, the two organizations work collaboratively for the betterment of our children's education

Through parent contributions, the Educational Foundation funds online resources, instructional tools, professional development and enrichment classes.

Did you know your Foundation donations have funded all of the below?

  • Student Online Learning Tools (PebbleGo, BrainPop, PowerKids Science, Newsela, One More Story and more)

  • Teacher Instructional Tools (Learning Ally Audio Books, Read 30/60/90 prizes, other classroom resources

  • Professional Development (Leadership, Mindfulness, Reading/Writing and Equity training workshops)

  • Arts Enrichment (Organizing and subsidizing of Drama Cubs, the school's drama club)

  • STEM Enrichment (Organizing and funding of complimentary science and technology classes)


Amy Troop


Brian Lerman


Lipika Dash

Philanthropy Chair

Ted Duncan

Communications Chair

Michele Chang 

Fall Membership Chair

Hammere Gebreyes


Spring Event Chair 

Marc Rampulla

Drama Chair

Pamela Liptak

STEM Chair

Laura Holmes

Auction Co-chairs

Lorelei Pisha

Caroline Rivers


CSES Principal

Jae Lee

CSES Staff Development

Mary Pat Veihmeyer