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TEAM Sponsors

Anonymous* In Honor of Dr. Sherry Sutton
Armored LLC
Easton Drywall
Educational Systems Federal Credit Union
Hertrich Chevy Buick GMC
Soistman Family Dentistry

Category Sponsors
Easton Utilities
Graham and Brenda Lee
Shore United Bank

Question Sponsors

Stan and Pam Bright
Pam Clay
Annie Decker
Frances Firth
Mike and Karen Fisher
The Gardner Family
Michael Garman
Dr. Kelly Griffith
Lindsey Higginbottom
Jeremy Hillyard
Anjali Hinduja
Juanita Hopkins
Martha Horner
Lane Engineering
Pete and Mariana Lesher
Mid-Shore Community Foundation
Jo Ann Asparagus Murray
Ellen Rajacich
Dale Rauch
Margaret Rennels, MD
David Short & Associates LLC
Sharee Smith
Talbot County Retired School Personnel Association
David Wheeler
Vickie Wilson


Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader Virtual Version airs Wednesday, May 26th at 6PM! Click to support TCPSEF and your favorite team!! All proceeds go directly to Teacher Grants! https://tcpsforms.org/view.php?id=4176


The Talbot County Public Schools Education Foundation engages the community in supporting excellence in public education and provides resources to enhance the teaching and learning experience for all.


The Education Foundation was formed in October of 2016 in partnership with the Mid-Shore Community Foundation. Its mission is to engage the community in supporting excellence in public education and provide resources to enhance the teaching and learning experience for all.

Board Members

Laura P. Heikes - Chair, Senior Vice President, Government Community Relations Officer Shore United Bank, TCPS Alum

David Short, CPA - Treasurer, Managing Partner, Weaver Mavity Short Associates, LLC,  Former TCPS Board Member and PTO President, TCPS Parent

Pamela Clay - TCPS Curriculum Supervisor (retired), TCPS Alum and Former TCPS Parent

Annie Decker Director of Utilization Management and Compliance, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Former TCPS Parent

Patrick Fitzgerald - Founding Member, Attorney Charles T. Capute, LLC, TCPS Alum

Michael Fisher, MD - Gastroenterology Specialist, University of Maryland Community Medical Group (retired), Former TCPS Parent

Betsy Griffin -  Executive Director of Advertising, APG Media of Chesapeake, TCPS Parent

Jeremy Hillyard - TCPS Spanish Teacher, Easton High School

Lindsey Higginbottom - Assistant Principal, Easton Elementary School, TCPS Alum

Juanita Hopkins - Attorney, Former Talbot County Board of Education Member, TCPS Alum and Former Parent, 

F. Graham Lee - Vice President for Philanthropy, Shore Regional Health, Former TCPS Parent

Mariana Albert Lesher Director of Data Platforms, American Hospital Association, TCPS Parent

JoAnn Asparagus Murray - Magistrate, Caroline County Circuit Court, Former Talbot County Board of Education Member, Former TCPS Parent

Berenice Orellana - Interpreter, Easton High School,  TCPS Parent

Dale Rauch - TCPS Teacher (Retired), Former TCPS Parent

David "Ty" Russ, Jr. - Chief Financial Officer, JASCO, TCPS Alumnus, TCPS Parent

Vanessa Sullivan - TCPS Gifted and Talented Teacher

Vickie Wilson TCPS School Counselor and Student Services Worker(Retired)