MISSION

Montgomery Education Foundation advocates for community involvement from every segment of the public. We believe in accountability and achievement of high standards, and work for significant improvement in the quality of public education. MEF develops and grows opportunities for our local governments, businesses, individuals, and philanthropic foundations to become actively engaged as volunteers and/or investors for our public schools.
 

VISION

By leveraging community resources, volunteers, and research-based practices, MEF provides rich opportunities for schools, communities, and families to succeed.

 

Core Values

As an advocate for public education, MEF believes that all children deserve a quality education. We provide programs that support the growth of our students, schools, and communities through partnerships and volunteerism. By leveraging community resources, volunteers, and research-based practices, MEF provides riches opportunities for all stakeholders. The Montgomery Education Foundation:

  • Works for Improvement in the quality of public education.
  • Advocates for the involvement of all segments of the public in public education.
  • Believes in accountability and measurement of results to raise education standards.
  • Encourages innovative, practices, and programs that improve student learning.
  • Generates resources for public schools from local governments, businesses, individuals and philanthropic foundations.

OUR TEAM

Ann Sikes • Executive Director 334-647-1700 • Email Ann  

Ann Sikes • Executive Director

334-647-1700  Email Ann  

Dillon Nettles • Community Programs Director 334-647-1700 • Email Dillon

Dillon Nettles • Community Programs Director

334-647-1700 • Email Dillon

Megan Skipper • Research & Development Coordinator 334-647-1700 • Email Megan

Megan Skipper • Research & Development Coordinator

334-647-1700 • Email Megan

Tikia Young • Program Development Director

334-647-1700 • Email Tikia

Princess Cuthrell • Director STARBASE Maxwell 334-953-4821 • Email Princess

Princess Cuthrell • Director STARBASE Maxwell

334-953-4821 Email Princess

Ebona Reed • STARBASE Maxwell Office Administrator 334-953-4072 • Email Ebona

Ebona Reed • STARBASE Maxwell Office Administrator

334-953-4072 Email Ebona

Brandi Douglas • Instructor STARBASE Maxwell 334-953-4072 • Email Brandi

Brandi Douglas • Instructor STARBASE Maxwell

334-953-4072 Email Brandi

Stephanie Golden • Instructor STARBASE Maxwell 334-953-4072 • Email Stephanie

Stephanie Golden • Instructor STARBASE Maxwell

334-953-4072 Email Stephanie

Shelby Steadman • Instructor STARBASE Maxwell 334-953-4072 • Email Shelby

Shelby Steadman • Instructor STARBASE Maxwell

334-953-4072 Email Shelby

 

Board of directors

Mr. Paul Hankins • Chairman
Alabama Independent College Association

Ms. Margaret Allen (Ex-Officio) • Superintendent
Montgomery Public Schools

Mr. Inge Hill
Hill Hill Carter

Dr. Angel Leonard

Ms. Paulette Moncrief

Mr. Robert Porterfield (Ex-Officio)
Board of Education
Montgomery Public Schools

Mr. Galen Thackston
Goodwyn Mills & Cawood

                                       Dr. Thomas Vocino                                          Troy University
Center for Public Service

Mr. Dave Borden •  Chairman
Aldridge Borden & Company

Ms. Liz Carter
Hill Hill Carter

Dr. Lee Farrow
Auburn University Montgomery
Center for Excellence in Learning & Teaching

Mr. Jay Love
Business Education Alliance

Ms. Evelyn W. Moore
STEP Foundation

Mr. Simuel "Trey" Sippial
Sippial Enterprises, Inc.

Mr. Ken Upchurch III
TCU Consulting Services

Ms. Barbara Wells
Capell & Howard

Mr. Steve Brown • Secretary/Treasurer

Alabama Department of Corrections

Gary Cobbs
YMCA of Greater Montgomery

Mrs. Cathy Gassenheimer

A+ Education Partnership

Best Practices Center

Mr. Charles Jackson
Emerge Business Solutions

Mr. Mac McLeod
Department of Development
City of Montgomery

Ms. Caroline Novak
A+ Alabama Partnership

Ms. Jayne Harrell Williams
Alabama Association of School Boards

 
We believe in accountability and achievement of high standards, and work for significant improvement in the quality of public education.
— mef mission statement