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WEF funded a grant that improved and expanded the WMS English department's study of Shakespeare in grades 6 through 8

This grant allowed the English department to expand the Shakespeare curriculum, previously taught only in the 7th grade, into the 6th and 8th grades.

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These classroom tools allow educators to use real-time data in their teaching, helping students to better understand concepts taught in introductory physics.

WEF awarded funding for a grant that provided the Vernier’s Software & Technology data collection system for an entire Physics classroom at the high school

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This grant will pay for a consultant who will develop the K through 5th grade World Language curriculum in collaboration with the department's Coordinator, Curriculum Specialist, and teachers in the district.

WEF is proud to sponsor the World Language grades K through 2 Pilot which begins in 2015-2016

Allison Chung, Audrey Johannes, Clarissa Ko, Max Goldenson, Nalini Fiorillo, Noa Helmbrecht, Olivia Caiazzo, Alexa Peak, Dylan Peak, Arabella Hardgrave, Kate Cooney, Jaron Jacobs, Tom Burton, Jason Cannistraro

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Date: Thursday, November 2nd

Time: 7pm

Place: Sprague Elementary School

The 28th Annual Wellesley Spelling Bee

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The "Bee" is classic spelling bee which brings the whole town together for an evening of fun and fundraising. 50+ teams will compete for the title of Champion!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the next Wellesley Spelling Bee on November 2, 2017

Wellesley Education Foundation Announces Grant Funding Distribution For Spring 2017

Nearly $110,000 Awarded In The Spring 2017 Grant Cycle

Wellesley Education Foundation Spring 2017 Announced!

The Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) has awarded nearly $110,000 for grants and assistance to educators district-wide. 19 grants were funded through WEF in the spring of 2017.

Thank you to all our supporters who make if possible to WEF to advance innovation and excellence in the Wellesley Public Schools. Your contributes make a differnece!

Nearly $110,000 Awarded In The Spring 2017 Grant Cycle

Thank You Notes

Notes from Educators and Friends

View a subset of thank you notes to WEF Read more...


The 28th Annual Spelling Bee is on Thursday, November 2, 2017! Register or sponsor a team today.



Many thanks to the 120+ exhibitors & workshop leaders, 80+ volunteers, and 3,000+ attendees who joined us on Sat., April 8th for the 2017 Wellesley STEM Expo!  

Visit WEF's  STEM EXPO 2017 page for more info on the programming of the event.

Learn more about results of this year's Sustainability Challenge and Wellesley's first-ever CreateAthon!


Recent News

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19 grants were awarded WEF funding in the Spring 2017 grant review cycle.  WEF has 2 grant cycles each year, Fall and Spring.


WPS Progress Report Survey

compass WPS Progress Report surveyThe WPS Progress Report SAC issued a survey to gather community input to further refine the model for a WPS Progress Report.  Many thanks to those of you who took the survey.


Announcing Superintendent's Advisory Committees
WEF and the Wellesley Public Schools partnered in 2014-15 to create four high-level Superintendent's Advisory Committees that advise and support the implementation of key areas of the school district’s strategic plan.