About Us

Learn more about the Conway Public Schools Foundation

History

The Conway Public Schools Foundation was established in March 2007 by the Conway Board of Education, which unanimously approved the creation of an endowment from donations, gifts and bequests. The foundation provides philanthropic support, above and beyond the district’s operating budget, for a variety of initiatives that enhance the academic experience of every student in Conway Public Schools.

Mission

To partner with teachers to enrich the learning environment for students by funding innovative programs and resources that stimulate creativity, promote excellence, and enable life-long learning.

Vision

To grow the CPSF endowment with a broad base of financial and volunteer support from Conway Public Schools (CPS) alumni and friends and area businesses.
To invest the endowment’s returns in programs that make an observable and positive impact on the success of Conway Public Schools and the community.

To help CPS teachers earn regional and national recognition for innovative and effective teaching programs and methods.

To create a strong sense of community awareness and involvement with CPS alumni, friends, and community supporters through consistent communication and a high degree of financial accountability and transparency.

Meet Our Executive Director

Aimee Prince

The Conway Public Schools Foundation is excited to announce the hiring of our first Executive Director, Aimee Reynolds Prince.

Prince is active in the community, serving on the Conway Regional Health Foundation Board of Directors, Conway Regional Women’s Council, City of Conway’s Homeless Task Force, and Conway Noon Rotary, where she served as president in 2019.

In the inaugural role, Prince will work with the foundation’s board of directors to develop a strategic work plan focusing on growing the organization’s endowment, developing new programs, and increasing awareness of the foundation’s work.

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HALL OF HONOR HONOREES

Board of Directors

Drew Spurgers

President
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Dr. Shaneil Ealy

Vice President
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Rob O’Connor

Secretary
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Nick Schroeder

Treasurer
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Alexander Baney

Malvern National Bank

Tami Marsh

RE/MAX Elite

Jenn Morehead

Hendrix

Arch Jones

Natural State Lab

Whitney Long

First Service Bank

Karla DeFreitas

DXC Technology

Nadia Eslinger

UCA

Maria Kramer

Conway Regional

Grace Rains

Conductor

Syndal Cook

City Church

Eleise Myers

Conway Corp

Brenda Bray

ex officio
Retired Teachers Association

Jennifer Cunningham

ex officio
Board of Education

Dr. Greg Murry

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Superintendent

Shelley Mehl

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Executive Director, Community Foundation of Faulkner County