Thank A Teacher Series

MEET ANITA FRANKLIN  Alumni Giving Back to SAISD, Anita Franklin (Fox Tech High School, SAISD – 1987) Anita Franklin is teaching Texas History at Tafolla Middle School. After graduating from college, Anita felt she should give back to the community that helped her become the woman that she is today. “Teaching is a part of […]

Leave Your Legacy and Pave the Way for SAISD Students!

Do you want to leave your mark at SAISD or honor someone special? Personalizing a brick in one of SAISD’s most traveled spaces at the beloved Alamo Stadium is a wonderful option.   These engraved bricks are located on the pathway between the Alamo Stadium and Convocation buildings. The cost per brick is $150.Bricks will […]

Board of Directors – Highlight Series – Sonia Canales

Sonia Quirino Canales Diversity & Inclusion Manager, H-E-B Brackenridge High School, Class of 1993   Who was your favorite teacher? My favorite teacher of my entire K-12 life was Ms. Eleanor Marie Zepeda at Woodrow Wilson Elementary. I first met Ms. Zepeda when she was a new 2nd grade teacher. Not only did I have […]

Board of Directors – Highlight Series – Jose Ramon Campos

Jose Ramon Campos Owner CommonWealth Coffeehouse & Bakery   What is your favorite book? The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho Who was your favorite teacher? Mrs. Peggy Hair – 7th & 8th grade English St. George Episcopal School Mrs. Hair was not just a teacher but a mentor as well. Smart and intelligent but wise and […]

Board of Directors – Highlight Series – Kelly Boswell

Kelly Boswell, CPA, CFE Director of Tax Controversy ADKF What is your favorite book? I have several but one of my favorites is a book of poems gifted to me when I was nine from my Grandmother – The Best Loved Poems of James Whitcomb Riley. It has her handwriting in the front cover with […]

Board of Directors – Highlight Series – Robert Olivares

Robert Olivares Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing Republic National Distributing Company   What is your favorite book? Animal Farm – taught me that as you help people and earn their trust along the way… do not abuse that responsibility by forgetting why and for whom you assumed the power you have been given.   Who […]

Brighter Sky Foundation presents $50,000 to Bridge Digital Divide in San Antonio ISD

     Contact: Angelica Garza | Email: | Cell: 956-336-9388 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Brighter Sky Foundation presents $50,000 to Bridge Digital Divide in San Antonio ISD SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – The SAISD Foundation is honored to announce a gift of $50,000 in support of the #ConnectCampaign from the Brighter Sky Foundation. The SAISD Foundation launched […]

Roll Into Reading Mobile Book Tour – Summer Literacy – Book Buddies

August 2020 – This summer we partnered with San Antonio ISD transportation and library teams to promote literacy through Book Buddies, a new program of The SAISD Foundation. The Roll Into Reading mobile book tour stopped at 70 in-district meal distribution sites, delivering over 16,000 books to students. Thank you to the dozens of community volunteers who helped prep 5,600 bags to hand out to kids. […]

SAISD Foundation Grant Impact – Upcoming Information

It is educator grant season at the SAISD Foundation! We love this time of year because we get to witness firsthand the impact of our fundraising efforts through grants awarded to phenomenal SAISD educators. Educators, who during such a tumultuous time, have gone above and beyond for their students and still wish to offer them […]