The York Foundation for Public Education is a tax-exempt 501(c) (3) organization that has been supporting all nineteen schools in the York County School Division since 1994.

The Foundation is dependent on community support through donations of cash, in-kind services, and volunteer ours. If you are interested in learning more about the YFPE, Inc. please call 757-898-0451.

Mission Statement
The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. (YFPE, Inc.) supports public education in York County by developing resources to encourage educational innovation, promote and recognize excellence, and address the needs of students, faculty and staff of the York County School Division.

Foundation Policy
Foundation funds are directed toward support of the school system for program priorities where public funds are not available. No funding will be provided to supplant funds required for the constitutional and legal program obligations of the York County community.

Board Officers 2016-17

President: Carrie Dayton
Vice President: Kathy Young
Secretary: Pam Neale
Treasurer: Sandy Matthews


Sandra Allen
Jeff Anderson
Denise Ashby
Kermit Ashby, M.D.
Kelly Ashe
Tricia Biagas
Dick Carter
Catherine Cheney
Larry Cheney
Carrie Dayton
Christina Head
Carl James, Ed.D.
Catherine Jones, Ed.D.
Cindy Kirshke (School Board Member)
Sandy Matthews
Kathy Melo
William Monroe
Tim Moon
Kris Moore
Kathleen Murphy
Page S. Neale
Pam Neale
Jim Noel
Julie Reichle
Sewell Rowley
Gary L. Sager
Victor D. Shandor, Ed.D. (Division Superintendent)
Mark Wilson
Katherine Young

Foundation Liaison: TBD

Foundation Administrative Assistant: Amber DeRosier

School Contacts:


Bethel Manor - Robin Jordan
Coventry - Jodie Gulasky
Dare - Jennifer Daszkowski
Grafton Bethel - Carol Bauer
Magruder - Cindy Hein
Mt. Vernon -
Seaford - Judy Mitchell
Tabb - Lari Sue Shields
Waller Mill - Terri Lensenmayer
Yorktown - Lindsey Cagle


Grafton - Mary Gallagher
Queens Lake - Rebecca Dieffenbach
Tabb - Cindy Evans
Yorktown - Donna Myers


Bruton - Sallie Paraham
Grafton - Mary Flaherty-Nobile
Tabb - Jill Candusso
York - Mary Maston
York River Academy - Walt Cross

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