Paterson Education Fund Board of Directors

Jamie Dykes, Chair, Greater Paterson Chamber of Commerce

Stacey Tsapatsaris, Secretary, Greco Realty Group

Michelle Abel, Treasurer, PNC Bank

Dr. Candace Burns, William Paterson University

Alveria Spencer, Parent

Jerry Traille, State Farm

Don Vanderbeck, CJ Vanderbeck and Son

Dr. Donnie W. Evans, State Superintendent (ex-officio)

Paterson Education Fund Staff


Paterson Education Fund
152 Market St., Suite 208
Paterson, NJ 07501
P: 973.881.8914
F: 973.881.8059

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Paterson Education Fund (PEF)

PEF activates students, parents, community members, and schools to adopt winning strategies for teaching and learning. PEF’s critical investments expand educators’ and families’ vision of what Paterson children can do.