Welcome to the Northside Education Foundation Nation

Calling all Northside ISD alumni! Connect with the NEF Nation to receive news and information about cutting edge classroom innovation, fun activities for you and your family, friends or co-workers to enjoy, and much more. NEF was created in 1995 with a mission to foster community involvement in innovative educational programs by generating resources to provide enrichment for NISD students. CLICK HERE to join the NEF Nation.  


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    Check out latest NISD Lessons Magazine

    Stay in the know! Check out Inside Northside Lessons! 
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    NEF's Year in Review

    What a school year! Thanks to the community's generosity, NEF awarded almost $400,000 in grants to staff. Check out this year's grant award breakdown. 
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    NISD Alumni Recognized

    On Sept. 21, Valero Energy Corporation was transformed into Emerald City for the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) Pillar Recognition and Banquet, presented by Raba Kistner, Inc. More than 500 NISD supporters enjoyed auctions and dinner, as well as theatrical performances featuring beloved Wizard of Oz movie characters and music. The Foundation’s theme this year is “There’s No Place Like NEF”.
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    Alumni Success: Integrated Schooling Experience at NISD

    James “Rad” Weaver is a proud product of Northside ISD, both attending school and having his parents work in the District. In 2014, Weaver was recognized by the Northside Education Foundation as the NISD Pillar of Respect. 
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    How some NEF green sprouted an aeroponic garden

    Check this out NEF Nation! This middle school teacher won a NEF Innovation Grant. Watch the amazing thing her classroom did with the funds. CLICK HERE to see a NEF grant in action. 
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