Auction Donations Sought

We are proud to announce that WEF has once again been chosen to be a beneficiary of the Windsor Chamber Cares Auction! That means we need your help. For 36 years, the Windsor Chamber of Commerce has sponsored an annual benefit auction, raising over $700,000 for Windsor’s non-profit organizations, including the Chamber. Last year’s auction…

WEF Awards Grants to Windsor Public Schools to Fund Innovative Learning Programs

Windsor Education Foundation Awards Grants to Windsor Public Schools to Fund Innovative Learning Programs $16,800 in Grants Awarded to Fund 12 Projects Proposed by Teachers in the District Windsor Education Foundation (WEF) has awarded a total of $16,800 grants to fund 12 projects proposed by teachers in Windsor Public Schools, including a $1,000 science grant from The Christine Gasparino…

Winter Newsletter

Our Winter Newsletter for 2020 is now available!  Windsor students have benefited greatly from the 2019 grant projects that WEF funded. And we enjoyed support from many community partners including Windsor Federal Savings and Dom’s Broad Street Eatery. We’ve had a great year and can’t wait to tell you all about it! Download the pdf…

Wine Bottle Bingo is back! September 13, 2019

Play BINGO.  |  Drink wine.  |  Win Prizes.  |  Raise Funds for Education Windsor Education Foundation (WEF), now in its 12th year of service to Windsor Public Schools, invites you to Wine Bottle Bingo on Friday, September 13th at 7 p.m. in Matthies Hall at the historic Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, 778 Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT.…

$15,989 Awarded in Grants

Windsor Education Foundation (WEF) has awarded a total of $15,989 in grants to fund 14 projects proposed by teachers in Windsor Public Schools, including a $1,000 science grant from The Christine Gasparino Memorial Fund.  All Windsor Public Schools certified staff members were eligible to apply for the grants.  Read about the grants. Since 2007, WEF has awarded $147,000 to local,…

Valentine-themed Decadent Date Night Planned for February 9th

Windsor Education Foundation event to raise funds and fans for Windsor’s Public Schools Windsor Education Foundation, a grant-making organization for Windsor’s public school educators, invites the public to Decadent Date Night on February 9 at 7:30PM at Vito’s by the Water in Windsor. The event includes wine or beer, indulgent desserts, and liqueur tastings, plus…

Math Bags Improve Math Scores

Clover Street School’s Ms. Michalic reports that Math Bags are part of the effort to increase Math scores in her classroom: “Throughout the implementation of the Math Bags in school and at home, I noticed that the Math Bags positively impacted my student’s STAR Math scores and increased their SBAC Math Assessment from previous years.”…

Expanding the Electrathon Program at WHS

Windsor High School is building up the Electrathon program.  The 2017 grant from WEF funded a second vehicle with a composite body.  This enables students the opportunity to work with lightweight materials like carbon fiber, nomex honeycomb, and Kevlar. Electrathon America is a low-cost Electric Vehicle design competition.  The organization was formed in the late…

Students build problem solving skills!

WEF is excited to support teachers throughout the Windsor Public School District by funding the Breakout EDU Experience.  This is a riddle-based set of lessons where students must work together in teams or as an entire classroom to solve clues and puzzles that guide them to find the correct combination for the locks on a…

The Windsor Education Foundation is proud to support Team Paragon Robotics!

Team Paragon Robotics now has a Digital Positioning Readout mounted on machining.  The FIRST Robotics season begins each January, and students are being trained during the fall in preparation for the upcoming build season.  Trained students will use this technology for hands-on learning of precision manufacturing in the process of building their robot for competition. …
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