Frankfort Education Foundation Has New Executive Director

The Frankfort Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Bethany Sheets as the new Executive Director. The Board of Directors extends its appreciation to Lisa McGuire, the outgoing Executive Director, for her dedication, knowledge, and enthusiasm over the past two years.
Sheets has been an integral part of the Frankfort Education Foundation’s board, having served on the Board of Directors since 2020. During her time on the board, she served as the Board’s Secretary and has actively contributed to the teacher grants committee and the scholarship committee, demonstrating a deep understanding of the Foundation’s goals and its role in supporting local educators and students.
The Frankfort Education Foundation works to remove educational barriers by funding yearly teacher grants for innovative ideas to increase education in the classroom and also by awarding over $50,000 in scholarships for graduating seniors. A dedicated volunteer board of assures that the money donors give is handled with integrity, and the best interest of Community Schools of Frankfort students comes first.
As Sheets takes the helm as the new Executive Director, the Board of Directors is confident that her passion for education and her deep-rooted commitment to the
Frankfort community will drive the Foundation’s continued success.
“By offering scholarships to seniors, we can make their higher education dreams a reality,” Sheets shared, “and by allowing teachers the freedom and flexibility to apply
for teacher grants that suit the interests of their particular classroom, we can break some of those educational barriers and at the same time, help our teachers feel supported.”
The Frankfort Education Foundation looks forward to a promising future under the guidance and vision of Executive Director Bethany Sheets. With her leadership, the
Foundation is poised to continue its vital work in supporting teachers, enhancing classrooms, providing scholarships, and ensuring that every student has access to a high-
quality education.
Sheets stated, “There will always be challenges to overcome, and our mission is to break through as many of the barriers as we can, for as many students as we can, and as a
result we will have a community who is educated and interested in making their future the best it can be.”