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The Cherry Hill Education Foundation commits itself to support and enhance the quality of education of the public school children of the Township of Cherry Hill by raising and distributing funds for innovative programs in the pursuit of excellence in education.



  • To promote student development through enriched programs and activities, and recognition of student accomplishments.
  • To encourage creativity among employees by supporting unique growth opportunities, providing resources for creative teaching ideas, and recognizing employee accomplishments.
  • To encourage school-community partnerships by promoting community awareness about school programs, providing ways for individuals and organizations to share resources with the school to enhance learning, and facilitating cooperative ventures among the Foundation, community groups, and the school district.

Cherry Hill Education Foundation Officers:


Jon Cohen, President
Anna DeMarco, Vice President
Linda King, Vice President
Sam Kates, Vice President
Joanne Cohen, Treasurer
Lisa Silver, Secretary
Eleanor Stofman, President Emeritus


Board Members:


Roberta Abramowitz
Pat Baeckstrom
Susan Bastnagel
Jessica Burnett
Marty Cohen
Nicole Cohen
Dr. Mechelle Collins-Faria
Bernadette Cordero
Jaye Halpern
Phyllis Jones
Toby Kaplan
Ashley King
Stephen King
Sharyn McTaggart
Barbara Mitidieri
Hayden Rappaport
Stephanie Rappaport
Barbara Wilson


The Cherry Hill Education Foundation was founded as a response to the national challenge to keep our young people well equipped and productive in an increasingly competitive, complex and changing world.  Our purpose is to provide resources to enhance positive programs for students, while partnering with the schools and the community in the pursuit of excellence. 
We thank everyone for their generous support!