supporting educational excellence | promoting innovation in teaching

 WHITEHOUSE ISD 

EDUCATION FOUNDATION

::  Innovative Teaching Grants

::  Recognition of Academic Achievement

::  Recognition of Teaching Excellence

History & highlights

GOALS

mission

{May 2013}  Community members, in coordination with the WISD School Board and administration, begin discussing the formation of an Education Foundation, and the positive impact it will have on the education of WISD students.

{Oct 2013}  The WISD School Board authorizes the expenditure of funds to hire Foundation Innovation--an outside non-profit organization--to assist with the formation of an education foundation and first year activities.

{Feb 2014}  Whitehouse ISD Education Foundation files its Certificate of Formation with the Texas Secretary of State, and becomes a formal legal entity with five founding board members.

{Summer 2014} The Foundation Board is filled out and board members begin meeting to plan for 2014-2015 academic year.

{August 2014}  The Foundation receives its 501(c)(3) status from the IRS. 

A look into what we do

more about the foundation

FUNDING PRIORITIES

::  Seeks out monetary resources from private individuals and businesses who are interested in enhancing educational opportunities for WISD students of all ages;


::  Vets and evaluates innovative teaching ideas submitted by WISD Teachers through a fair and unbiased grant application and evaluation process;


::  Issues grants to selected WISD teachers to implement their ideas in the classroom; and


::  Collaborates with the School District, the community, and our teachers to make the academic excellence of Whitehouse schools from Pre-K through 12th grade second to none.

:: The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization organized under the laws of the State of Texas in 2014.  The Foundation was organized and will be operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes.  As a result, all contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible under the Internal Revenue Code.


​::  The Foundation is run by an all-volunteer Board of Directors from the Whitehouse ISD community.  


::  The Foundation is a separate legal entity from the Whitehouse ISD School District. 


::  The Foundation is a bridge between the private resources of the community and the needs of the classroom.

::  Enhance and enrich educational opportunities for students.
​::  Support staff for innovative efforts and recognize staff for exemplary teaching.
​​::  Involve the community in assuring a quality education for the leaders and workers of tomorrow.

​​​Our mission is to support educational excellence, promote innovation in teaching, enhance educational programs consistent with the goals of the District, and partner with the community to enrich the quality of education for all students in the District.