"The Mission Of The Chelsea Education Foundation Is To Enhance The Chelsea School District's Educational Experiences By Financing Projects Beyond The Resources Of The District And By Providing Scholarships To District Graduates."


Strengthen the Chelsea School District by supporting its educators and students.


In 1990, the Chelsea Education Foundation (CEF) as founded by Joe

Piasecki, then superintendent of the Chelsea School District. The goal of

the foundation was to provide funding for a wide spectrum of educational

activities to benefit the residents of Chelsea. The CEF was to serve as a

link between school, business and community to help strengthen Chelsea’s

future. Contributions to CEF are given back to the school district through

college and trade school scholarships and grants to innovative teachers

and administrators.



Since 2001, the foundation has demonstrated significant contribution to the

school district. Over 44, 000 students received benefits from the foundation's efforts

and activities over 500 grant programs were funded ranging from art installations

to robotics to financial management over 800 scholarships were awarded to students with outstanding achievement

In 2018, due to the generosity of our sponsors and donors, the CEF was able

to fund a large district wide grant for the first time. The North Creek

Elementary MakersSpace. a place for children to practice innovation and

working together in goups.

2019 Impact Statement

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CEF Board Members

The Chelsea Education Foundation board currently meets

the third Monday each month at WSEC 100 building.

Click Here For Board Bios

Lynn Fox – President

Megan Smith - Vice President

Amy Forehand – Secretary

Sharon Hillis - Treasurer

Angila Chapman

Lori Coryell

Kimberly Gillow

Mike Kapolka

Edward Krzysik

Angie McCalla

Julie Helber (non-voting)

Click Here to Learn about CEF Committee Roles

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