Since its founding in 2005, the Texarkana Arkansas Education Foundation (TAEF) has awarded over $396,000 in grants to the teachers and staff of T.A.S.D. schools to enhance learning for students.Mark Wilson, an Arkansas High School Alumnus, started TAEF in 2004 with a $50,000 contribution as a way to honor his parents, Joe and Camille Wilson, who taught in the district for 20 years.

Wilson gives the foundation $25,000 annually and then matches what the community has raised up to $25,000. Through Wilson's vision and contributions, TAEF has fostered excellence in the school district by underwriting grants for the arts, sciences, foreign language studies, social studies and special needs students.

If you are interested in helping teachers and students succeed in Texarkana, Arkansas please send a donation to the Texarkana Arkansas Education Foundation at  P.O. Box 1395, Texarkana, Arkansas 71854 or contact them for more information.

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