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Kate Baker Demers

Executive Director, Children's Scholarship Fund New Hampshire

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Kate Baker Demers is the Executive Director of Children’s Scholarship Fund New Hampshire (CSF) and was the first to implement the New Hampshire Education Tax Credit Scholarships still managed by Kate at CSF.

Under Kate’s leadership, the NH Education Tax Credit Scholarship Program, grew to be a nationally recognized scholarship program that has awarded more than $4 million in private school and homeschool scholarships to New Hampshire children in need.

Kate’s mission is improving children’s lives. She is passionate about innovative teaching and learning, and expanding educational opportunities. Kate is a founder of the NH Education Tax Credit Program and served as the Chairman of the Polaris Charter School Board of Trustees. She is a Board Member of the Rotary Club of Concord, a Member of the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities NH, and is an appointee of Governor Sununu to the Council for Thriving Children.

Kate was honored to be recognized by the New Hampshire Union Leader and the NH Business and Industry Association as a “40 Under Forty, the state's brightest young achievers ″ in 2013. She remains a leader in the Granite State’s education freedom movement and toward that aim she has worked tirelessly for more two decades on behalf of New Hampshire children.

She helps launch schools and promotes education freedom and opportunities, and through her work at CSF, makes it possible for many New Hampshire families to choose the education for their children that is the right fit for them to realize their potential.