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2 10, 2019

NEEF Innovation Celebration Grant Tour surprises teachers with grants

Katy Philbrick was guiding her architecture students through kitchen drawings on a drafting software when the North East Educational Foundation (NEEF) Innovation Celebration Grant Tour bus rolled to a stop at the Design and Technology Academy (DATA) at Roosevelt High School. Back in January, Philbrick co-wrote a NEEF innovative grant application with teacher Wright Daggett

20 09, 2019

NEEF donors hit the links, raise funds for innovative grants

The North East Educational Foundation raised a record-breaking amount at the 14th annual Jerry Comalander’s Fore! The Kids Tournament held at Canyon Springs Golf Club on Sept. 20. A total of 156 golfers, representing 42 companies, joined forces to raise more than $110,000 for the North East Educational Foundation. Funds raised will directly impact teachers

23 08, 2019

Kona Ice San Antonio owner honors late stepfather’s legacy by keeping Walzem Elementary cool

Before arriving to Walzem Elementary with free snow cones and a big smile, Kona Ice San Antonio Owner Randy Stetson cried. This wasn’t just any other day at the job keeping kids cool, it meant much more. “My stepfather passed away last year and he was a New York City school teacher, so when he

14 08, 2019

North East Educational Foundation surprises teachers with grants at convocations

North East Educational Foundation (NEEF) kicked off the distribution of $362,581 in innovative classroom grants to North East ISD teachers at each convocation. NEEF Executive Director Amy Lane and NEEF mascot Sparky surprised a winning teacher at all seven North East ISD convocations with a giant check. From the Madison Cluster, Steubing Ranch Elementary Librarian

8 08, 2019

North East Educational Foundation awards $28,600 in supply grants to new teachers

When Carmen Santos walked into the Johnson High School cafeteria for this year’s New Teacher Orientation luncheon, she burst into tears. She was one of the 143 lucky new educators who won a $200 supply grant from North East Educational Foundation (NEEF). After going through two tough years, she felt like luck was finally on

27 06, 2019

STEM Academy at Nimitz creates outdoor classroom and garden thanks to NEEF grant

Jodie Collins is eager to help save the planet. The STEM Academy at Nimitz student just wrapped up an exciting school year learning about the importance of conservation and recycling in Jennifer Humphries’ environmental science class. Thanks to a North East Educational Foundation (NEEF) grant, Jodie and his peers got hands-on experience through an outdoor

8 05, 2019

Partners in Education celebrates ‘Thank You’ reception with surprise grant

When Fox Run Elementary Principal Kim Orihuela and GT teacher Patty Hernandez arrived at the Partners in Education ‘Thank You’ celebration, they expected to enjoy student performances and tasty appetizers. They walked away with much more than that. The North East Educational Foundation (NEEF) unveiled a grant for $27,721 to fund a STEAM program at

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