Ed Fund in the News

Surprise, Surprise 2017 Teaching
Excellence Award Winners

“I am in awe of the hard work, commitment, and passion that this year’s Teaching Excellence winners show and give our students on a daily basis,” Superintendent Matthew Duffy said. “The dedication of Ms. Chieudjui, Kronenber, La Due, Raj and Johnson is just a small snapshot of the all the fantastic teachers we have working in this district.”

Matt Duffy

WCCUSD Superintendent

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Ed Fund Offers Up to $130,000 in Scholarships

Elijah Toumoua is a Middle College High senior who “barely makes enough money.” He said affording college can be a large challenge for many students coming out of high school. Fortunately, he is receiving a scholarship from the Ed Fund. The Ed Fund, a nonprofit organization, is giving five high school seniors from MCHS each scholarships.

Elijah Toumoua

Middle College High senior

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Celebrating Excellence in

Since its founding in1983, the Ed Fund has provided more than $3.1 million in funding to enrich education for West Contra Costa Unified School District students. By the end of its 28th year, that funding will have provided more than 788 grants to teachers and schools, 139 Teaching Excellence Awards, more than 13 years of after school programs at district middle schools, hundreds of music and arts programs at all grade levels, dozens of summer scholarships to enable students to attend summer camps and workshops, and more than $1.4 million in college scholarships.

Joel Mackey

Executive Director

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