We proudly serve students throughout Ohio and our volunteers are a huge part of our success. Their dedication and efforts help us:

  • raise funds
  • facilitate activities
  • host events
  • perform managerial duties
  • operate Summit Educational Foundation

There are several ways you may get involved with Summit Educational Foundation.


Become a school volunteer or hold a fundraiser to help raise funds and awareness for the foundation. Contact your local school for more information.

Join the board

Become a Summit Educational Foundation board member. We are recruiting board members in areas where Summit Academy Schools are located to help lead the future of the foundation.

Board responsibilities

  • Ensure that Summit Educational Foundation runs in an ethical and legal manner and implement good governance practices that establish accountability
  • Creates, approves, reviews, and abides by the bylaws set by the foundation
  • Support, provide direction to, and work with the Summit Academy Management team or Summit Educational Foundation staff (when applicable) to create a strategic direction for the Summit Educational Foundation and to set short- and long-term goals and policies
  • Assure that management continuity is properly provided
  • Annually review and evaluate the performance of Summit Academy Management or Summit Educational Foundations staff in terms of direction and fundraising success
  • Provide financial and investment oversight for foundation funds
  • Complete an annual self-assessment on board participation and engagement
  • Provide strategic guidance on issues critical to improving special needs education in our schools’ regions