The Nixon-Smiley Education Foundation’s mission is to partner with the community to enhance the quality of education for all students, provide opportunities for excellence in education, and promote innovation in teaching.
The Nixon-Smiley Education Foundation will achieve its mission by directing resources toward the following goals:
- 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.
INITIAL PROGRAMS/FUNDING PRIORITIES:
- Innovative Teaching Grants
- Recognition of Academic Achievement
- Recognition of Teaching Excellence