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The mission of the Community Education Foundation is to provide

support to individuals and families in ways that contribute to their ability to

learn. We accomplish our mission through cooperation with the

Council Bluffs Community Schools and other organizations.

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The Community Education Foundation, a501(c) 3 organization, was founded in 1991 on the premise of opening Kids & Company, our before and after school program located in the Council Bluffs Schools. Since then the organization has grown to encompass the Council Bluffs Alumni & Friends Network, STARS Scholarship Program sponsored by the Iowa West Foundation, Classroom Grants, Teacher and Staff Appreciation, & Gear Up Students needy student fund. The Community Education Foundation also sponsors the Council Bluffs Community School District's Welcome Back Kick Off, and much more. In partnership with the Council Bluffs Community Schools, the Community Education Foundation has generated support for projects that would not otherwise be possible to directly benefit students, staff and families of the district.


For information regarding any of

our programs, please feel free to

call us any time at 712-322-8800.

Community Education Foundation

Board of Directors


Barry Cleaveland , President

Jeffrey Coats, Vice President

William Sharp , Treasurer

Jill Killion , Secretary

Diane Ostrowski

Doreen Knuth

Dr. Behrouz Rassekh

Jason Ferris

Susan Riley

Kristopher Madsen

Judy Guttau


Non-voting members:

Dr. Martha Bruckner, CBCSD Superintendent

Matt Walsh, President Emeritas

Executive Director

Fernando "Butch" Lecuona


   Butch joined the Community Education Foundation on June 29, 2009. In the short time he has been here he has made great strides in his effort to build the Community Education Foundation by enhancing programs already in place, as well as developing new programs that will benefit the students and faculty of the Council Bluffs Community School District.


Community Education Foundation

Statement of Financial Position

for Public Disclosure


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