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 $275,000 to innovative ideas since its 2003 inception. Learn more about our grants.

Meet our Board

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Adam Hannemann, Chair
Member Since: 2015
WHS and Central Middle School Parent
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 Julie Wexler, Secretary
Member Since: 2017
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Brandon Hopkins, Treasurer
Member Since: 2015
Oakwood Parent, Wayzata Alum
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Liz Brown, Fundraising Chair
Member Since: 2015
Greenwood Parent
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 Kayla Greenwood
Member Since: 2017
Wayzata Alum
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Michael Hagerty
Member Since: 2008
West Parent
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Allison Schwaller
Member Since: 2018
West Parent
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Becky Hayden
Member Since: 2018
Greenwood Parent
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Kelly Regan
Member Since: 2017
Gleason Lake Parent
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Chace Anderson
Ex-Officio
Wayzata Public Schools Superintendent
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.