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.

Tell us what you think!

Fill out this quick survey (2 minutes) and tell the Foundation which enrichment programs your child(ren) would be interested in having offered at Carderock, and your level of comfort for participation. Thank you!

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

  • Air Purifiers for every classroom when in-person learning began in the 2020-21 school year

  • 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)


Hammere Gebreyes


Jane Alexander


Lipika Dash

Philanthropy Chair

Lance Bloomberg

Communications Chair

Ben Brundred

Fall Membership Chair

Caroline Rivers

Drama Chair

Amy Troop

STEM Chair

Laura Holmes

Auction Co-chairs

Caroline Rivers

Kishan Alexander


CSES Principal

Jae Lee

CSES Staff Development

Mary Pat Veihmeyer