Staff Members

Board Members


Ms. Molly Delaney, Executive Director

“I love seeing our grants in action! The synergy that develops when educators and students work and learn together is powerful.”

Molly Delaney has more than 30 years of experience working with diverse families in a wide variety of educational settings. Over the course of her career, she has served as a classroom teacher, parent educator, family advocate and administrator for Head Start and Even Start programs in Illinois and Wisconsin. Prior to coming to CU Schools Foundation, she provided professional development training for teachers as Educational Outreach Director at Illinois Public Media.

Ms. Roxann Bossenbroek, Associate Executive Director

Ms. Patricia Dessen, Program Officer


Ms. Jessy Ruddell, Retail Manager

Urbana School District #116 News

  • Parent 5Essentials Survey for Urbana Schools
    by jgeigner on January 19, 2018 at 6:18 pm

    To help our schools improve the learning environments for our students, Urbana School District #116 is asking for help from parents and guardians to complete a 5Essentials survey. The 2017-18 Parent Survey can be found here: Since 2013, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has used the 5Essentials, an evidence-based system, to help […]

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