The AEA Foundation for Teaching & Learning supports teaching and learning in Arizona with student scholarships, professional development opportunities and grants for innovative classroom projects. Since 1997, the Foundation has awarded more than $650,000 to students, teachers, and education support professionals.
The AEA Foundation has made a difference in many careers and classrooms. The Nell Wilcoxen / AEA Future Educator Scholarship provides college scholarships for those entering the teaching profession. The LIFT and Promise Grants provide funding for classroom programs and projects. The Allen W. Sayler Memorial Fund supports the arts. The AEA Development Fund defrays expenses for teachers who seek National Board Certification. The Mary Kay Haviland Angel Fund provides direct assistance to individual students with educational or personal needs.