About Us

The Wayzata Education Fund provides grants for innovative curricular ideas across the Wayzata School District. The Fund encourages teachers and staff to imagine new ways to engage students and support Excellence for Each and Every Student. An all-volunteer organization, the Fund has donated more than $200,000 to innovative ideas since its 2003 inception.

Meet our Board

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Michael Hagerty, Co-Chair
Member Since: 2008
Greenwood and West Parent
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Amy Hartman, Co-Chair
Member Since: 2013
Gleason Lake and West Parent
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Brandon Hopkins, Treasurer
Member Since: 2015
Oakwood Parent, Wayzata Alum
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Adam Hannemann, Secretary
Member Since: 2015
Sunset Hill and East Parent
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Karen Arkesteyn
Member Since: 2015
High School Parent
Gleason Lake Employee
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Chithra Binoy
Member Since: 2008
High School Parent
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Liz Brown, PR Chair
Member Since: 2015
Greenwood Parent
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Jodi Glaser, Fundraising Chair
Member Since: 2015
High School Parent
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Jill Perrigo
Member Since: 2016
Parent
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Andrea Stitcha
Member Since:
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Chace Anderson
Ex-Officio
Wayzata Public Schools Superintendent
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Erik Brown
Ex-Officio
Wayzata Public Schools Board Director

The Fund is administered through the Minnesota Community Foundation and qualifies as a public charity under federal and state laws. It is an entity separate from Wayzata Public Schools with its own board of directors and by-laws.  All gifts to the foundation are tax deductible under IRS guidelines.