HOW THE EAST FUND STARTED 


Our story began in 2003 when a group of parents founded The East Fund, which is dedicated to maintaining the integrity and quality of educational programming for students at Shawnee Mission East.  

Our grants focus on three areas:

Professional

Development​

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Classroom

Programs

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2

Technology​

Enhancements

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MISSION

The mission of The East Fund is to enhance the educational experience and to create resources to provide opportunities for all students and teachers to reach their maximum potential.

GOAL

Our goal is to provide educational opportunities and innovation to benefit every student at Shawnee Mission East.

VISION

Our vision is to create a learning environment where expectations and aspirations are high.

BOARD MEMBERS

Kelly Martucci, President
Paul Stephens, President-Elect 
Shannan McKee, Secretary 
Jenny Spencer, Treasurer
Ashly HansonAssistant Treasurer 
Amy Prendiville, Alumni Relations 
Jane Emley, Student Ambassadors 
Laurie Morrissey, Fundraising Party 
Lyndsey Jones, Fundraising Party 
Carrie Reiser, Fundraising Party  
Sally Hardinger, Communications 
Erin Billingsley, Grants Chairman
Jill Wehner, Nominating 
Jenn Miller, Video Board/Advertising 
Lindsay Sowden, Past President 
Jason Peres, Principal   
Tiffonie Dirks, PTA Representative 

GRANTS COMMITTEE  MEMBERS

Erin Billingsley, Chairperson

Kim Cronenwett
Krista Fort 
Cary Miller 

Shelly Murphy
Carrie Reiser
Jill Wehner 
Krista Lind, Staff Representative

ALUMNI REUNION TOURS  

Beth Fowler