The brightest hope for tomorrow is the education our children receive today.

The mission of the Ball-Chatham Educational Foundation is to raise and distribute funds for opportunities that enrich the educational experience and enhance the development, creativity and innovative potential of our students and staff.


Titan Trek Map

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BCEF Board of Directors

Laura Calderon, President

Tom Skelly, Vice President
Michelle Steckel, Treasurer
Tricia Langheim, Secretary 



Kara Herrin

Patty Knepler

Melissa Knoedler

Tricia Langheim

Todd Musso

Adam Range

Christine Self

Lynnette Stuart 

Jamie Winchester 

* Supt. Dr. Douglas Wood -

Ex Officio 


Director: Becky Moore

New Executive Director Named

The Ball-Chatham Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Becky Moore.  


Becky has nearly 20 years of development experience in non-profit fundraising.  She is a former board member of the Autism Society of Illinois (ASI), Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Illinois Women in Leadership (IWIL).   


Previous to serving as the Executive Director of the Ball-Chatham Educational Foundation, Becky was the Downstate Senior Development Director of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) for 13 years and a financial associate for Thrivent Financial for two years. 


Becky, and her husband BJ are the parents of three Ball-Chatham School District children: Jacob, GHS (19), Joshua, GMS (12) and Isabella, CES (5).  She and her family are members of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Chatham, and enjoy family vacations, camping, swimming, soccer, and dance; and are involved in a number of autism-related and special needs support service networks.

Titan Trek 5k & Titan Trot to be Held
Sunday, Nov. 3, 12:30 p.m. at GHS
Titan Trek 2019

Register today for the Ball-Chatham Educational Foundation's Annual Titan Trek 5K Run/ Walk and/or Titan Trot 1-Mile Run on  November 3!!



Sponsorships are still open too.


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Iron Chef Gala Coming May 8, 2020!

The Ball-Chatham Educational Foundation is hosting the 3rd Annual Iron Chef Gala, on Friday, May 8 at the Crowne Plaza! Stay tuned for more on this amazing event!


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201 W. Mulberry Street, Chatham, IL 62629