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Livingston Education Foundation Recognized by Livingston Board of Education

LBOE President Ronnie Konner thanks Livingston Education Foundation leaders for service to district. Credits: Alan Grossman

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A special recognition for the leaders of the Livingston Education Foundation (LEF), which serves as a fundraising arm of the LPS, was held at the beginning of Monday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE).

LBOE President Ronnie Konner thanked the LEF leaders for their dedicated service, and handed out awards to Heidi Cislo, Walter LeVine, Amy Saffer, Monte Ehrenkranz and Trudy Bier. Konner thanked them for their “generous commitment of time and support, and outstanding accomplishments with the LEF.”

“You not only fundraise, you have brought so much to the community through your professional experience, networking skills and abilities to establish partnerships that improve our schools,” said Konner.

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Cislo spoke on behalf of the LEF leaders, thanking the board for its recognition and outlining some of the LEF’s accomplishments. According to Bier, these included bringing 21st century technology to the classroom and providing training for teachers on the best way to utilize it; establishing learning gardens in several schools; and bringing in high-level science and robotics programs to the schools.

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