Thank you for making our 11th Annual Gala a success!


Benefitting Innovative Teaching Programs in South Africa and the U.S.

St. Regis Hotel
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Gala Honoree
Wanda Holland Greene, Global Educator & Advocate
Head of School, The Hamlin School

Through donors like you, Teach With Africa raises funds for the recruitment and placement of experienced educators to share professional development training and educational leadership initiatives through our Global Teachers Institute programs that benefit schools in South Africa and the U.S. Since 2008, we have engaged more than 4,000 teachers and served more than 150,000 children, increasing our scope of service year over year.

Board of Directors

Michael Adler
Dr. Edward J. Collins
John Gilmour
Colleen Green
Dr. Robert Kahn
Andrew Kowal
Larry Schlenoff, Treasurer & Founder
Marjorie Schlenoff, President & Founder

Amy Schoew, Senior Advisor
Maren Anderson, Program Manager & Host School Coordinator

Honored Guests

Talifhani Booi Mbelengwa
Consul South African Consulate, Los Angeles

John Gilmour
Founder and Executive Director
LEAP Science and Maths Schools
Global Teachers Institute
South Africa

Teach With Africa Founders
Marjorie & Larry Schlenoff

Gala Co-Chairs
Lauren & Andrew Kowal

Evening Sponsors

Gold Sponsors
Beverly M. Folger Foundation
Lauren & Andrew Kowal
Fran & Bobby Lent
Amy & James Ramsey

Silver Sponsors
South African Airways

Bronze Sponsors
Martha & Michael Adler
The Hamlin School
Dr. Robert Kahn
Marjorie & Larry Schlenoff
Amy Schoew & Gary Simpson

Patron Sponsors

Bama Rucker & Scott Bergren
W.L. Butler Construction, Inc.
Sylvia Mestayer-Collins & Dr. Edward J. Collins
Jane Ottenberg & Richard Creighton
Jane Weil & Ric Fink
Maureen Murphy & Joel Fruchtman
Christine & Curtis Gardner
Kimberly & Jonathan Garfinkel
Dr. & Mrs. William Goodson
Kimberly & John Harding
Candis Cousins & Bruce Kerns
Tonia & Adam Karr
Kaitlyn Trigger & Mike Kreiger
Sonya Yu & Zachary Lara
Krista & Aaron Moatz
Nancy Berezin & Jan Schneider
Missy & Yvo Smit
Jessica & Eric Spaly
Lisa & Brian Sugar

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