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About Us

Our Mission:
To enhance the education of PreK-12 learners in the Brooklyn Center Public Schools.
The Centaur Foundation is a volunteer organization affiliated with School District 286. The organization’s sole purpose and goal is to help support and maintain the continued excellence of the Brooklyn Center public schools.
The Foundation is:
  • A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
  • A partnership of alumni, district retirees, district employees and community members.
  • Committed to enhancing PreK-12 programs not funded by District 286
For more information, please contact us at
763-561-2120 or email us at
Board of Directors
George Larson-President/Treasurer
Jim Norwick-Vice President
Sue Kapsner-Secretary
Warren Olson
Rick Sutton
Choua Yang
Doug Darnell
Marjie Hay
Jon Martin
Keith Lester
Mike Auld
Beth Kopacz-Lovre