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Consortium of Florida Education Foundations Names Carman Cullen-Batt Membership Chair



The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) recently named Carman Cullen-Batt, Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Lake County, as Membership Chair. Cullen-Batt is one of four officers who, along with five statewide members-at-large, govern the CFEF.
The CFEF is the membership organization for Florida’s school district-wide local education foundations. Established in 1987, the CFEF seeks to advance student achievement in Florida by increasing private-sector investment and involvement in public education. The CFEF now has 60 member foundations with 1,100 business and community leaders serving as volunteer board members. Collectively, they raise more than $45 million annually to support students, teachers and schools through a variety of programs. The CFEF has provided more than $33 million to local education foundations since 2002 through various private and public sector partnerships, including the State of Florida School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program.
For additional information about the CFEF, please visit or contact Mary Chance, President, at (352) 338-0250 or