Tell them with an AEF STARS certificate! With a minimum $15 donation, you can tell your child’s teacher ‘Thank you for all that you do!”. The Ottoson and AHS teachers that receive the most STARS will receive the coveted ‘STARS Teacher of the Year’ award. Give a STAR online today!
This year’s Development & Expansion grant recipients will focus on more than just academics.
Creating Safe & Supportive Schools will create a cohesive vision for behavioral health in the Arlington Public Schools.
Maker Culture/Makerspace Interdisciplinary Teaching, Learning & Building will provide a high-speed, high-precision CSC (Computer Numerical Control) laser cutter to enhance Arlington High School’s emerging makerspace
The Cause + Event Race Series is unlike any other race series of its kind. The runner (or walker) chooses their favorite registered 501(c)3 nonprofit and their cause will receive at least half of the racer’s registration fee. Sign up and run with Team AEF!
Congratulations to team FRD (friends Jason Loeb, Eric Eddy and Peter Thompson) who were crowned the 2016 Trivia Bee champs. Twenty-one teams competed this year, representing the School Committee, Board of Selectmen and a host of local organizations. The event raised $10,744 thanks to the generosity of local sponsors. Read more…
Twenty-two local businesses have donated nearly $10,000 to support the work of AEF. Please support their businesses they way they are supporting the teachers and students of Arlington! 2016 AEF Business Sponsors
Come one! Come all! Buzz on down to Town Hall on March 20th for AEF’s 21st Annual Trivia Bee. Teams of 3 (adults) will answer questions about literature, science, history, sports, Arlington trivia and more. Fun for all ages with kids activities available. More information or register a team…
The Flexible Classroom: Designing Spaces for Personalized Learning, Ottoson School
Tools of Mindfulness for Stress Reduction, Brackett School
Mathematics Coaching through Video, all elementary schools
Standing Desks, Dallin School
Elementary Digital Art Expansion, all elementary schools
In addition, AEF awarded a Continuing Scholar Award to Eileen Catizone, Stratton School Reading Specialist and raised over $13,000 through the fall STARS (School Teachers are Really Special) teacher appreciation program – a 75% increase over last year.
In spring 2015, the AEF awarded Dr. Susan Franchi, Nursing Director for the Arlington Public Schools, grant money to further develop the Coordinated Care program, with a primary focus on the elementary schools.
The overarching goal of the Coordinated Care program is to coordinate the care of students by using all available resources – including teachers, parents, health care providers, social workers and guidance counselors – in an effort to ensure that students are not prevented from attending school and/or accessing the school curriculum.