Help Us Help Our Kids!

2020 has severely disrupted the lives of our students and teachers. We are starting an initiative to help ease the financial burden currently faced by the Peabody School Department as a result of COVID-19. Click below to learn how you can help us help our kids!

Who We Are

The Peabody Education Foundation is made up of community members, business leaders, and educators seeking to enhance the quality of Peabody public education.

PEF Executive Board

Honorary Chair

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr.
City of Peabody


David Gravel


Thomas Gould
Treadwell’s Ice Cream


Barbara Kelly
Community Representative


Daniel Vassallo

PEF Committee Chairs


Steve Shea

PEF Grants

Katrina Vassallo

Career Opportunities

Donna Craven, Kristine Bruno, Debbie MacGregor, Doreen Reidy

Community Resources

Barbara Kelly, Mark Whiting


Kristine Bruno


Dave Gravel, Tom Gould

George Peabody Legacy Award

Tom Gould

Board Members

Camille Bartlett
 Peabody Access TV

Mary Bellavance

Kristine Bruno

Todd Bucey
Principal, Higgins Middle School

Donna Craven
Community Representative

Deanne Healey
Salem Five

Jarrod Hochman
Lepore & Hochman, P.A.

Anna Kulakowski
East Boston Savings Bank

Dr. Christopher Lord
Assistant Superintendent of Schools

Debra MacGregor
City of Peabody


Jacqueline MacKay
Eastern Bank

Laura MacNeil
North Shore Community Action Programs

Natalie Maga
Peabody Access TV

Karen McGovern
Community Representative

Phil Richard
Phil Richard Insurance

Steve Shea
Life Solutions Group

Sudi Smoller
Peabody Federation of Teachers

Dr. Josh Vadala
Superintendent of Schools

Katrina Vassallo
Harvard University Press

Mark Whiting
Northshore Mall

Peabody Education Foundation

The Peabody Education Foundation provides unique programs and advanced technology to thousands of students and teachers who might otherwise not enjoy such experiences due to budget constraints.

P.O. Box 233
Peabody, MA 01960