Robotics for Pre-K? You bet!

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] In late January, SAISD Foundation Executive Director, Judy Geelhoed, awarded Tynan E.C.E.C. Pre-Kindergarten teacher, Melisa Hill, with the Innovative Teacher of the Month Award for her ongoing work to incorporate STEM into her curriculum. Ms. Hill received a mini-grant from the Foundation during the 2016-2017 […]

Valero Energy Foundation awards $8.4 million grant to SAISD Foundation

The energy was high this past Wednesday as Valero Energy Corporation, San Antonio Independent School District and SAISD Foundation came together for a historic announcement at Valero’s headquarters in San Antonio. An $8.4 million dollar grant was unveiled to support SAISD through the SAISD Foundation for the Pipeline to College Success Program. The new program […]

The SAISD Foundation celebrates Fiesta San Antonio 2017

In fall 2016, the SAISD Foundation called for entries for its inaugural Fiesta Medal Design Competition. The winning design will be used for its 2017 Fiesta Medal Fundraiser. All funds raised directly benefit grants for arts programs in San Antonio ISD. Students with the top three designs were awarded prizes and teachers of these students received a grant to […]

Elementary Strings Expansion

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] In early August, elementary music teachers gathered for a week of training led by UTSA Assistant Professor of music education, Dr. Kristen Pellegrino. Their training was in preparation to expand elementary strings to multiple schools across the District. This expansion is being funded by the SAISD Foundation with a gift from […]