Author Archives Erin Yarbrough

  • At their September meeting, the board of the Galveston ISD Educational Foundation voted on its 2015-2016 board of directors. Assuming the role of President is Will Wright. Originally from Canyon, Texas, Will moved to Galveston in 2007. He is the Director of Communications and Special Events for Galveston Historical Foundation, Creative Director and Owner of […]

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  • The Galveston ISD Educational Foundation (GEF) has launched the first-ever Employee Appeal benefiting the Grants to Teachers and Schools program! Many other school districts facilitate internal employee appeals for their foundations with great success, and GEF is looking forward to GISD sharing in that success. The 2015-16 theme is “Never Stop Exploring,” and in the spirit of that theme, […]

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  • GEF congratulates the following 2015 spring grant award winners! Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/galvestonedfoundation for more photos! Austin in Overdrive Austin Middle School | Cathy VanNess | $1,500 | Reading | Middle School (5th—8th Grade) | 500 Students Putting Math into Action Austin Middle School | Amy Lakich | $985.75 | Math | Middle School (7th—8th Grade) | 125 Students NearPod Education Edition […]

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  • The Galveston ISD Educational Foundation congratulates the following 2014 fall grant award winners! Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/galvestonedfoundation to see more photos! SEM Schools: What Happened to the “T”? Austin Middle School | Amy Musick | $2,840 | Science | Middle School (8th Grade) | 125 Students Keyboard Percussion Studies Austin Middle School | Austin Brake | $4,749.98 | Band | Middle […]

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  • The Galveston ISD Educational Foundation, Inc. (GEF) is proud to publish their 2014-15 Impact Report. This report showcases the work of GEF to donors and the community by listing each grant that was given by the Foundation through the Grants to Teachers and Schools program. In the fall 2014 and spring 2015 grant cycles, GEF awarded 47 grants totaling […]

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The Galveston ISD Educational Foundation enriches the educational experience and prepares students for the future by providing financial support to educators, schools and students.