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

The mission of the Conway Public Schools Foundation is to empower educators to elevate the student experience.

Vision

The vision of the Conway Public Schools Foundation is to be recognized as the philanthropic catalyst for innovative, equitable, and transformational student experiences.

Values

Our core values guide our decisions, behavior, and efforts.

  • Integrity guides our behavior
  • We insist on a culture of diversity & inclusion
  • Excellence is our standard
  • We are drivers of innovation.

Meet Our Executive Director

Aimee Prince

Aimee Reynolds 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, 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
UCA

Jenn Morehead

Secretary
Hendrix

Nick Schroeder, CPA

Treasurer
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Alexander Baney

Malvern National Bank

Tami Marsh

RE/MAX Elite

Rob O’Connor

Hendrix

Adena White

Blackbelt Media

Jimmy Warren

Walton Enterprises

Karla DeFreitas

Gainwell Technologies

Nadia Eslinger

UCA

Maria Kramer Wile

Conway Regional

Grace Rains

Conductor

Syndal Cook

City Church

Eleise Myers

Conway Corp

April Bennett

Baptist Health

Amy Ferdowsian

ex officio
Board of Education

Mr. Jeff Collum

ex officio
Superintendent

Shelley Mehl

ex officio
Executive Director
Arkansas Community Foundation – Faulkner County

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