The Education Foundation of Teton Valley offers annual hearing and vision screening in Teton County’s elementary schools through a partnership with the Idaho Eastern Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation. We screen K-3, 7th and 11th grade students each year.
Each year the Education Foundation of Teton Valley partners Subs for Santa to purchase school supplies and backpacks for students whose families may be experiencing financial difficulties and cannot afford school supplies. This year the backpacks were also funded by the Teton Springs Foundation.
The Education Foundation of Teton Valley helped develop and implement Teton High School’s VOICE program. The VOICE Student-to-Student Mentoring Program is an ongoing program where positive older students have a strong VOICE to influence younger students.
ArtReach is another long-term program funded by the Education Foundation of Teton Valley. ArtReach allows for a certified art teacher to provide art classes two times a month for all K-5 students.
Each year, the Education Foundation of Teton Valley seeks funding to support important out-of-the-classroom learning sessions such as Expedition Yellowstone and Teton Science School.
Robotics is a program partially funded by the Education Foundation. High school students learn how to design, prototype, build, program and troubleshoot a machine that will compete with other machines across the nation.
Each year, the Education Foundation sets aside approximately $15,000 to support teachers with equipment, supplies, books, technology and field trips. You, as donors, help make these funds possible! The Education Foundation Classroom grants are distributed in September, January and March!
The Education Foundation is currently fulfilling four-year scholarships awarded from 2010-2015. No new scholarships are being awarded until these current scholarships are completed.
Teton High School Academic Awards Banquet
The top 10% of Teton High School’s senior are honored each year at the Teton High School Academic Awards Banquet. Sponsored by the Education Foundation of Teton Valley, Teton School District 401 and Teton High School, this program highlights the achievements of students who strive to excel in academics. In addition, these students are able to recognize teachers who have made an impact in their schooling. This event is hosted annually in the spring.
The Education Foundation of Teton Valley serves every student and educator in Teton Valley Idaho’s public schools. We work closely with school and district leadership to support critical projects that can not be funded within the school district’s budget. We invite you to contribute your time, talents and dollars to help us bring unique educational programs into every school, provide competitive grants for teachers and staff, and coordinate a cadre of dedicated classroom and school volunteers.