10th annual Madison Education Foundation fundraiser was 'fantastic day,' foundation co-president says.
Madison Education Foundation
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Tenth annual event is scheduled for Sunday, May 5, at Madison High School.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Madison Education Foundation approved 16 teacher-initiated educational enrichment grants totaling $61,000 during its Fall Grant Cycle.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
'The support we received from the community was incredible,' MEF Co-President Mary Schaenen said.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Postponed by storm, fundraiser will include a silent auction with items such as this painting by local artist Karen Matte.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Ninth annual fundraising run is almost here.
The Madison Education Foundation is encouraging all area residents to join the Ninth Annual Madison 5K Run/Walk/Kids’ Fun Run on Sunday at Madison High School, 170 Ridgedale Ave. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m. The Kids’ Fun Runs (11 and under) start at 11 a.m. Last year's run drew 500 participants. The event offers a certified 5K road race, tricky tray raffle, kid-friendly goody bags and entertainment for the whole family. Funds raised will go toward grants to enhance Madison classrooms for students at all grade levels, according to an announcement for the event. Registration is $50 for family; $25 adult (18 and up); $23 USATF; $15 youth (17 and under). Registration can be completed online at www.mefnj.org. Online…
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Document cameras, books, iPads, instruments and a robotics class in the fall are among the items that received grant funding.
The Madison Education Foundation approved 17 grants totaling $59,000 during its Winter Grant Cycle, including 14 new document cameras at the elementary schools, the foundation announced in a news release. Combined with grants approved during the Fall Cycle, teachers in the Madison schools have been awarded nearly $100,000 in educational enrichment grants with an additional grant cycle still to come. The deadline for applications for the last grant cycle is April 20. “This last round of educational enrichment grants is truly remarkable and I am amazed by the amount of money that the Foundation is able to distribute,” Director of Curriculum and Instruction Lee Nittel said. “The District is very grateful for all the Foundation does to support…
Sunday, January 15, 2012
All five borough public schools to benefit.
The Madison Education Foundation approved 21 teacher grants totaling nearly $40,000 that will benefit students at all five borough public schools. "The Foundation is playing an increasingly vital role in providing teachers with the tools and technologies needed to keep the curriculum exciting and timely in the face of continuing budget constraints," the Foundation said in a release. "Skype author visits, expanded book collections, musical theater workshops — even an opportunity to perform Shakespeare at the Shakespeare Festival at Drew University — were some of the grants awarded in this fall cycle." "Madison’s students are going to benefit from the surge of creativity we have seen from teachers who are intent on invigorating the learning …