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About Groton Dunstable Education Foundation (GDEF)

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The Groton Dunstable Education Foundation is a volunteer non-profit organization committed to enhancing the success of our public schools by providing private funding for innovative, inspiring programs and opportunities. This community driven foundation believes that each child deserves an excellent educational experience and that supported and successful schools are fundamental elements of our special communities.

Monthly Board Meetings

Board meetings take place at 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Meetings are currently held virtually. GDEF welcomes the public to any of our monthly board meetings throughout the year. Please e-mail for an invitation link if you wish to attend.

Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting is geared toward public attendance as we share the accomplishments of the organization in the prior academic year as well plans for the following year.  This meeting is held on the 2nd Tuesday of June at 7:30pm at the Groton Public Library.  Please join us. 


To Reach GDEF by Mail:
Post Office Box 322

Groton, Massachusetts 01450


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Board of Directors 

The Groton Dunstable Education Foundation, Inc. is comprised of an all-volunteer Board. Directors reflect a variety of backgrounds and skill sets and serve without compensation because of their commitment to public education in the Groton Dunstable Regional School District. All members reside in either Groton or Dunstable. 

Emily Davis: President, Director of Annual Giving Campaign

Drew Carter: Director-At-Large, Swallow Union Liaison

Gina Ciaramitaro-Meili: Director of Teaching Stars, Middle School Liaison

Amy Erich: Director-At-Large, Florence Roche Liaison​ 

Kristen Ferrara: Director-At-Large, High School Liaison

Kim Lindstrom: Director of Grant Disbursement

Stephanie Morrison: Director-At-Large, Treasurer

Lori Saafi: Director of Communications

Amy Wheeler-Sutton: Director-At-Large, Grant Feedback, Boutwell Liaison

Terms Of Use for GDEF Website

The Groton Dunstable Education Foundation, Inc. ("GDEF") and its officers and directors make no guarantees or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of or results to be obtained from accessing and using the information contained on GDEF's website ("GDEF information"). Neither GDEF nor its officers or directors shall be liable to any user or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error or omission, regardless of cause, in the GDEF Information or for any damages resulting therefrom. Users may through hypertext or other computer "links" gain access to other sites on the Internet which are not part of GDEF's web pages. In addition, GDEF and its officers and directors assume no responsibility for any material outside of GDEF's web pages which may be accessed through any such "links," and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites.

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