The Sequoia High School Education Foundation (SHSEF) supports staff, projects and programs to ensure that every student has the opportunity to reach their highest potential. We raise funds for college services, academic enrichment programs, staff professional development, and student and family support.


La Fundación SHSEF apoya al personal, los proyectos y los programas de Sequoia para asegurar que cada estudiante goce de la oportunidad de realizar su máximo potencial. Recaudamos fondos para la asesoría universitaria, enriquecimiento escolar, desarrollo profesional del personal, y recursos de apoyo para los estudiantes y sus familias. 

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Academic Enrichment

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College and Career Counseling & Programs

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Family Support & PTSA

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Staff Development

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Visual & Performing Arts

What We Fund


Freshmen Welcome Webinar

Join us on Zoom 

Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 06:00 PM Pacific Time


Meeting ID: 862 6979 2744

Passcode: Welcome

Principal Sean Priest will kick the night off with a short presentation followed by a question and answer session with current Sequoia students who can give you the inside scoop on what to expect during this important transition and first year. Expert members of our PTSA, Education Foundation and Boosters Club will also be there to welcome you to the school and answer all your questions. Please join us for this informational event that will answer key questions about classes, signing up for sports, and clubs and activities on campus. 


Thanks to our Diamond Business Partners

Visit our Business Partners page for a complete list of partners.

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Board of Directors

Marianne Jett, Co-President

Tessa Solomon, Co-President

Sean Priest, Principal

Florian Shasky, Vice-President

Heather Alexander, Treasurer

Elvie Tomacder, Secretary

Margaret Brockman, Leadership Circle Chair

Dawn Brozek, Grants Chair

Julie Juergens, Leadership Circle Chair

Christopher Kashap, Events Chair

Alisa MacAvoy, Community/Alumni Chair

John McAfee, Freshman Liaison Chair

Kathy McGrath, Database Chair

Elisa Niño-Sears, Family Support and ELAC Liaison

Rebecca Tom, Business Partner Program Chair

Tessa Yeager, Staff Liaison

Ann Berljafa, Boosters President

Isha Bhatt, PTSA President

Pamela Ehrlich, Visual and Performing Arts Liaison

Hilary Paulson, Operations Manager

Thank you to our generous donors and volunteers who make a difference in supporting an education that empowers all students at Sequoia!