Our Board Officers and Trustees


President:  Theresa Vaccaro

Treasurer:  Keri Kenavey

Secretary:  Melissa Marschner


Trustees: 

​Louise Carroll

Penny Ftikas

Kelly Klein

Tracy Liang

Mary Macallister

Colleen Raymond

​Nilufer Shaikh

The Cranbury Education Foundation (CEF), organized in 1997 exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, is a partnership of school, business, and community that seeks resources to promote and enhance the continuing excellence of Cranbury School.  We believe that healthy schools are the foundation of healthy communities.


CEF is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, and is a member of the New Jersey Educational Foundation Partnership (www.njefp.org).​

Our Goals


  • CREATE awareness of the challenges faced by the school due to continuing budget pressures, and the role of the community in meeting these challenges.
  • SEEK support through the time, talent, finances, and in-kind contributions of Cranbury residents, parents, businesses, and other education foundations.
  • ​DEVELOP partnerships with local businesses and corporations to further the goals of the foundation and the continued excellence of the Cranbury School.
  • RESPOND by providing the resources and materials needed to help teachers and children excel.
  • UNDERSTAND the challenges faced by and the needs of Cranbury School and how the CEF can respond to these challenges and needs.
  • CULTIVATE a network of people and resources that supports the Foundation's ongoing projects and initiatives.
  • ​INITIATE and support community events and activities that promote the Foundation's efforts.
  • ACHIEVE our mission while partnering with Cranbury School to further its vision.
  • FUND educational projects for the betterment of all who are served by the Cranbury School.​

Our Mission


The Cranbury Education Foundation is a collaborative partnership connecting school, business, and community members.  We are dedicated to enriching the educational experience for Cranbury School students and fostering community involvement.