Education

Bradley Cleveland Public Education Foundation

  • Cleveland, TN
  • www.bcpef.org

Mission Statement

To partner with Bradley County and Cleveland City Schools to raise community awareness, gain financial support and enhance teaching and learning. This partnership supports classroom instruction in 26 schools for over 15,000 students by providing funds for supplemental academic programs and materials not covered in regular school budgets.

The Foundation’s VISION is to be a leader in supporting innovative public education providing for classroom resources and programming needs without limit, supporting teaching excellence through advancing professional development with measurable academic success for all students. Its mission and vision are based on BELIEFS that
• An educated public is foundational to a healthy, productive society;
• Every child has the right to be educated to his/her highest level of ability in an environment that fully strengthens the educational process;
• The local school systems should be financially supported to the extent that they may focus exclusively on the educational process;
• Private financial support should enhance public support of education; and
• Private donors to the educational process should be appropriately thanked and recognized for their contributions.

Main Programs

  1. Teacher Grants
  2. Teacher Professional Development
  3. Specific Academic Program and Project Support

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Ms. Lynn Voelz

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EIN

20-0585134

 Number

6829927381

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Teacher Grants

Annual award of Individual and
TEAM Teacher Grants for academic innovation.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

None

Budget

$50,000.00

Program 2

Teacher Professional Development

Supporting leadership development and depth of professional/subject expertise of teachers employed in schools of Cleveland City and Bradley County, Tennessee.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Adults

None

None

Budget

$10,000.00

Program 3

Specific Academic Program and Project Support

Not available

Category

None

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

None

Budget

$150,000.00

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BRADLEY CLEVELAND PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Bradley Cleveland Public Education Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Lynn Voelz

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Matthew Bentley

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Term: July 2010 - June 2015

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?