SEED Board Announcements

SEED Board Announcements

The Seacoast Educational Endowment of Dover (“SEED)  a non-profit organization that promotes academic excellence by providing  innovation grants to Dover educators, recently elected a new slate of directors  and officers. Stuart Kahl of Measured Progress was re-elected to a second three year term as President. Serving with Kahl on the executive committee are Vice President Brendan Licata of KBW Financial Staffing and Recruiting, Treasurer Michelle Kurtz of Hodgdon, Wilson, and Griffin CPAs, and Secretary Tony McManus.

Newly elected board members include Donna McAdam of Strafford Learning Center and Angela Carter of Calypso Communications. Both will serve three year terms and will join returning members which include Bob Carrier, Karen Duffy, Carolyn Mebert, Allison Neal, and Beverly Shadley. Collectively, the Board will work with an Advisory Board that includes Antonia Fernandes, Superintendent of Dover School District, Paula Glynn, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, Dover School District, April O’Keefe, Professional Development Director, Dover School District, Amanda Russell, Chair Dover School Board, and Sue Vitko, Consultant, Dover School District

This announcement comes as the non profit prepares for its next round of teacher innovation grant funding. SEED raises private philanthropic dollars to award grant funds, on a competitive basis, to educators who submit formal applications.  SEED’s overarching goals are to create a legacy for educational excellence in Dover Public Schools and to advocate the value of education in the community. Applications for the fall grant period will be accepted until December 1, 2013. More information and the application can be found on the SEED website at www.doverseed.org.