We are advocates for public education. We seek resources that can be used as assets to help prepare students for the next level of education.
Each Board Member supports the objectives of Transylvania County Schools and the Education Foundation and partners in hopes to create a better learning environment for each student.
The TCSEF Executive Committee consist of our Executive Director or Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and special committee chairs responsible each for maintaining crucial pieces of the Foundation. As Leaders of the organization, the executive committee leads the organization of the Foundation, management of the Foundation, and fund-raising opportunities.
Page Lemel, Chairperson
Peter Johnson, Vice-Chairperson
Mehta Farlow, Secretary
Frances Bryant Bradburn
Jeremy Gibbs, TCS Liason
Kevin Smith, TCS Liason
Transylvania County Schools provide exceptional learning and 21st century global preparedness through a nurturing and comprehensive educational approach that prepares children for lifelong success, responsibility, and citizenship.
Located in rural western North Carolina, the district includes four elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools, and one alternative school.
Through its continuous improvement efforts, Transylvania County Schools has earned recognition as one of North Carolina’s top-performing school districts. The system nevertheless strives for even better results, and is committed to realizing its fundamental mission by ensuring that every student receives a world-class education and graduates as a caring and productive citizen who is well prepared for success in an ever-changing society.