Members & Partners

Minnesota Education Equity Partnership wishes to recognize the individuals and organizations whose annual investments as Members, Partners, and Funders support education equity in Minnesota.  What we do is made possible and strengthened by the community we have around us.  The generosity of our Members, Partners, and Funders is a cornerstone of our work and a testament to the ways in which we can all lift each other as we continue to move forward as a state.

Membership also entitles you to vote for Board members and officers, and on other governance matters that sustain and help us manage the life of the organization.

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Association of Metropolitan School Districts

College Readiness Consortium – University of Minnesota

Education Minnesota

Minnesota Association of Charter Schools

Minnesota Reading Corps and Math Corps

Normandale TRIO

Sciene Museum of Minnesota


Advance Consulting LLC

Augsburg College – Student Affairs

College of Education and Human Development – University of Minnesota

Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation

Metropolitan State University, School Of Urban Education

Minnesota State University, Mankato/Institutional Diversity

Mounds View Public School District

North Hennepin Community College

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Winona State University, Office of Inclusion and Diversity

Partner Organizations & Institutions

Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MnEEP) has long-standing relationships with leading Minnesota educational institutions, predicated on fostering collaboration as a powerful way to increase Race Equity and Excellence in Education throughout the state. As formal partners, these organizations generously support our efforts to promote systems level change. They are committed to asking penetrating multicultural questions about education, and bring invaluable expertise, technical assistance, and strategic resources to our collaboration.

Foundations and Corporations

Foundation and Corporate grants are the lifeblood of our nonprofit. Their investments in Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MnEEP) and our work are essential and we are humbled and thankful for their ongoing support of this work.

We continue to be immeasurably grateful to our all of our those who provide financial support and thought leadership to MnEEP, and graciously acknowledge their contributions to this work.


Nicola Alexander University of Minnesota
Rene Antrop-Gonzalez Metropolitan State University
Davina Baldwin Davina Baldwin Insurance
Anne Becker Intermediate District 287
Bruce Beneke Southern Mn. Reg. Legal Services
Lara Bergman Please Select a Prefix
Lanise Block Sankore Consulting
Julia Burkstaller Girl Scouts River Valleys
Courtney Caldwell Intermediate District 287
Lee Carlson Windom Public Schools
Anne Carroll Carroll Franck & Associates
Brenda Cassellius
Scott Cole Collectivity
Iris Cornelius
Beth Daniels
Merrie Davidson University of St Thomas
Jim Davnie Minnesota House of Representatives
Rebecca Dosch Brown Institute On Community Integration
Michael DueÒes
Karn Engelsgjerd The Achievement Network
Elizabeth Finsness Minnesota State University Mankato
Thomas Flunker Gustavus Adolphus College - St. Peter MN
Julia Freeman Voices For Racial Justice
Rosario Fuentes
Brenda Garces
Kenneth Gilchrist
Danielle Grant AchieveMpls
Nora Hall GrayHall
Sue Hammersmith Antiracism Study Dialogue Circle
Ambar Cristina Hanson Mortenson Family Foundation
Alexander And Maria Hines
Anil Hurkadli Thrivent Foundation
Bernadeia Johnson Minnesota State University Mankato
Aara Johnson Office of the Governor
Sundraya Kase MPCC
Jessica Kopp


Thomas Kottke HealthPartners
Teresa Kruizenga Minnesota State University Mankato
Melinda Lee
Joan Little
Carlos Mariani MN House of Rep
Joel Mixon University Of Minnesota
Jessie Montano
Joe Nathan Center for School Change
Jean O'Connell
Jan Ormasa Jan Ormasa Consulting
Mike Palmquist Renaissance Learning
Steven Paprocki Access Philanthropy
Leiataua Dr. Robert Peterson TE2: Education and Engineering Consulting LLC
Molly Priesmeyer Good Work Group
Joanne Reeck Augsburg University
Kristina Robertson Roseville Area Schools
Michael Rodriguez University of Minnesota
Bruce Schelske University Of Minnesota
Jon Schroeder Education|Evolving
Daniel Sellers EdAllies
Laura Shannon
Anne Soto Greater Twin Cities United Way
Patrice Tetta Mission360 Consulting LLC
Daniela Vasan The Wildflower Foundation
Kelsey Waits
Lark Weller
Anna Werb
Liz Williams Greater Twin Cities United Way
Karen Woodward Integral Consulting
Pa Dao Yang Normandale Community College
Barbara Yates Think Small
Cheryl Youakim MN House of Representatives
Alison Zellmer Reading and Math Inc.
Leann Zins Enninga
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