Want to Help Schools and Students? Here’s How to Start.

It’s easy to sense that you could be doing more financially to help educators and students. It’s harder to know how to go about it; the weheartteachers.org campaign was created in 2016 to benefit Napa Valley Unified schools in two ways: Help fund Education Foundation initiatives, including the annual Spencer Colton Gold Star Teacher Grant […]

2019-20 Teacher Grant Applications Available Now!

The Foundation’s Spencer Colton Gold Star Grants support teachers in developing creative and inventive learning experiences that motivate students and provide real world learning. The Napa Valley Education Foundation awards grants every year to caring, dedicated teachers that will provide enrichment units for activities that enhance their students’ educational experience. These grants will be issued […]

Spencer Colton Gold Star Teacher Grants Now Accepting Applications

The Grant Grants of up to $500 will be awarded each school year directly to caring, dedicated teachers that intend to provide enrichment materials and supplies, and/or pay for activities that enhance their students’ educational experience. The grant will provide for teachers to put into practice ideas and teaching opportunities they may not otherwise have […]

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Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.