The AEF Board has committed to awarding $200,000 over the next three years to support the district’s ‘Safe & Supportive Schools‘ initiative to create a comprehensive behavioral health program. A $100,485 grant in the first year will fund:
Youth Mental Health First Aid training for 300 staff
Ongoing work on ‘Safe & Supportive Schools’ action plans for each school
Read the press release and the Advocate article about this strategic, multi-year partnership with the Arlington Public Schools. YOU, our donors, made this grant possible. Thank you!
Since 2005, Dr. Carolyn Melita has invested in the teachers and students of the Arlington Public Schools. The owner of Belmont Orthodontics & Belmont Pediatric Dentistry has demonstrated that commitment by donating $5,000 to the Arlington Education Foundation for the second year in a row.
Looking for an orthodontist or dentist? Mention AEF and Dr. Melita will donate $100 to AEF (for new patients only).
Belmont Orthodontics & Belmont Pediatric Dentistry are the foundation’s single largest benefactors, having more than doubled the lifetime charitable donations of any other foundation business partner. Thank you Dr. Melita! More…
Thank you friends and supporters! Our annual fundraising celebration on November 20th raised $9,440. All funds raised directly support our work. At the event, AEF President Amy Speare presented Superintendent Kathleen Bodie, Director of Social Emotional Health Sara Burd and Assistant Superintendent Rod MacNeal with a check for $82,485 to as a first installment for Youth Mental Health First Aid training for 300 staff this fiscal year. Read more.