Educational Institutions

Highland Park Educational Foundation, Inc.

  • Highland Park, NJ
  • WWW.HIGHLANDPARK.Kl2.NJUSERS/HPEF

Mission Statement

The mission is student centered and seeks to provide learning experiences not provided by the Board of Education. The primary areas of interest are: arts and humanities education; cross-cultural enrichment; professional development; science education; and technology and learning.

ruling year

1996

Principal Officer

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Ms Nikki Taussig

Keywords

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Grants for local public schools

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Also Known As

HPEF

EIN

31-1475577

 Number

4632614534

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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

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Programs

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Program 1

Small grants are awarded to individual teachers. Teams of teachers receive large grants for projects, as do teachers with programs that involve many students. Some grants apply to entire grades.Programs vary in length from a few days to an entire year.

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HIGHLAND PARK EDUCATIONAL,FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Operations

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Highland Park Educational Foundation, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms Nikki Taussig

BIO

Nikki Taussig has been a trustee of the HPEF since its inception, serving first as secretary, and then as president since 1999. A graduate of the University of Illinois and Harvard University, she has been an active volunteer in education for many years, serving as a school board member locally, at the county level, and as a member of state school board committees.

Governance

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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