Mt. Zion Foundation for Quality Education
P.O. Box 31
Mt. Zion, Il 62549
The Mt. Zion Foundation for Quality Education is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees whose members are parent volunteers, business leaders, and professional people from the community with a commitment to education. The Foundation operates as an independent entity, established to enrich lifelong programs throughout the Mt. Zion Schools.
The Foundation operates as an independent entity, established to enrich lifelong programs throughtout the Mt. Zion Schools.
The mission of the Foundation is to enhance the quality of educational programs and services available to all Mt. Zion Students through the generation, attraction and distribution of financial and other resources to the Mt. Zion Schools. These resources shall be used to provide students with expanded and enriched learning opportunities.
The Board of Trustees
Kelli McInerney Chairman
Tami Romano Vice Chairman
Steve Grohne Treasurer
Michelle Shumaker Secretary
Kelly McCourt Springman
Dr. Travis Roundcount
Potential Sources of Funds
Cash or Checks
During the past 23 years, the Mt. Zion Foundation for Quality Education has provided over 1.4 million dollars for projects including the purchase of items such as IPADs, Ipods, Video Equipment, SMART Boards with handheld responders, LCD Projectors, Mobi and Airliner wireless tablets, document cameras, Mimios, portable laptop computer labs, Band Instruments, Vocal and Music microphones with instructional software, Kindles and E-books, Microscopes, the creation of Long Distance Learning Lab, pottery kilns, Science Equipment, large Projection Screen and multi-media cart, Reading software and books, Wood Draftign tables, Television/Broadcasting system, portable sound systems, and many other projects.
Projects approved for the 2017-2018 school year: The Foundation approved for the 2017-2018 a contribution of $90,000 towards the cost of issuing a Chromebook to every student in grades prek-6th grade.