The People Who Help Education


Governing Board Officers

Jessica Katz Jameson
North Carolina State University
Board Chair

Erin Ament, PhD
Vice Chair

Will Rike
BB&T Insurance Holdings

Megan Bennett, PhD
Wake County Public School System

John Begeny, PhD
North Carolina State University

Governing Board Members

Shelli Dallacqua
Shelten Media

Edwin Jeffords
United Way of the Greater Triangle

Logan Lopez
Residential Services, Inc.

Jeff Maher

Patrick Shearon
Advance Auto Parts


Central Administrative Team

Elizabeth Levene 
Executive Director

John Begeny, Founder 
Director of Research and Programs

Current and Recent Financial Supporters

Caterpillar Foundation
Credit Suisse
Duke - Doing Good in the Neighborhood
Jerry and Dorothy Gray Foundation
Mary Duke Biddle Foundation
Morgan Creek Foundation
Triangle Community Foundation

Current and Recent Community Partners

Activate Good
Communities In Schools of Wake County
Davidson County Public School System, NC
Guilford County Public Schools, NC
High Point University
Johnston County Public School System, NC
NC Literacy Corps - SCALE
New Mexico State University
North Carolina State University
Parents and Families of Wake and Johnston Counties, NC
Professional Educators of North Carolina (PENC)
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
Wake County Public School System, NC
YMCA after-school programs of Wake Co., NC
Are you interested in joining us as a collaborative partner?
If so, please contact us to describe your interests.

Helps Education Fund, PO Box 51537, Durham, NC 27717