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What We Believe
The mission of the Port Arthur Education Foundation is to enhance academic excellence in Port Arthur Public Schools by supporting innovative educational projects.
Our Goals
  • Recognize excellence in schools, students, individuals, and teachers.
  • Recognize donors and supporters of Port Arthur Education Foundation activities.
  • Support academic excellence through funding of innovative educational projects.
  • Build partnerships with local businesses, community, alumni, and educators to raise funds and encourage support for Foundation projects.
  • Seek funding for Foundation projects through grants and fund-raising activities
Executive Committee

Barbara Phillips | President

Arlene LeBlanc | VP  of Development

Elizabeth Cravens | VP Administrative Affairs

Vicki Derese | Treasurer

Clint Linscomb | Secretary

Dr. Mark Porterie | Permanent member

William McCoy | Permanent member

Dr. Betty Reynard | Permanent member

Kristi Heid | Permanent member

Jeff Hayes | Member at Large

Joseph Tant  Executive Director

Raquel Ochoa Communications and Tech Admin.