FUNDING INNOVATIVE EDUCATION
The Ashland Education Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to providing enhanced educational
opportunities for students in Ashland. 

OUR MISSION IS TO
  • Broaden community support for education. 
  • Promote excellence by encouraging educators to take innovative approaches to education.
  • Serve as a conduit for foundation, corporate and individual donors to fund challenging programs in support of Ashland Public Schools' goals and curriculum.

Latest News & Activities:

2013/2014 - Teacher Grant Award Recipients
Recently, 21 grants were awarded totaling over $59,405.  The largest in AEFI History for one season.   

Thank you for all you do to inspire innovative teaching in the classroom.
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2014 ANNUAL AEFI GALA

In April, the 2014 annual gala was held at the Sheraton Hotel in Framingham.  Over 380 people representing parents, educators, town leaders, local business and supporters came together for a night of fun.  Money raised at the gala will go towards funding next year's teacher grants.   For more gala photos, please visit our Facebook page by clicking here: 


2014 MARATHON CHALLENGE

The 2014 Marathon Challenge raised over $5,300 this year!  Thank you to Tricia McSweeney, Sharon Ames, and Alycia LeDuc for all your hard work and for dedicating your Boston Marathon run to raising money for teacher grant programs for the AEFI.


2014 METROWEST COLLEGE & CAREER FAIR

The Metrowest College & Career Fair was a huge success.  The AEFI partnered with the PTO to organize this one of a kind fair!  The fair took place in March at the Ashland High School.  The admission was free, and the fair hosted 80 colleges and professionals from over 80 careers for kids to speak with and gain insight and understanding into potential fields of interest.   We had our keynote speaker, Maria Furtado from Colleges that Change Lives, addressing college readiness in our high school auditorium.  Following her was a panel discussion on financial aid, transition and applications.  Thanks for joining us for this informative, one-of-a-kind event! Look for more information here for when this fair will occur in 2015!! 


Coming this fall.......        

TEACHER GRANT SUBMISSIONS
It's never too early to start thinking about applying for a grant.  Get inspired!  The 2014-15 school year application is due Friday, December 5, 2014.   More details will be posted shortly.