“Great teachers are at the very heart of an exceptional education. By giving to cef, you’re investing in the best and brightest teachers, which in turn is an investment in our students’ futures, and in our community as a whole.”
Carroll Alum & Businessman
“As a former Carroll ISD student, I am so lucky to now work alongside some of the amazing educators who inspired my love for teaching. And knowing CEF is there to support and encourage us makes such a difference for all of us – teachers, staff and students.”
1st Grade Teacher, Johnson Elementary School Carroll Alum
“I've been a Dragon my whole life...and have been taught by and worked with some of the finest educators in the world. My favorite quote is "Let us give as we've been given and love as we've been loved." I am happy to pass the Dragon tradition down to others.”
DMS Theater Teacher, Carroll Alum
“I will be forever grateful to CISD for the amazing teachers and experiences that have expanded my learning both in and outside the classroom. CEF is responsible for providing so many of those resources which have directly benefited myself and so many of my peers.”
CHS Class of 2020
CREATING A COMMUNITY UNITED IN PROVIDING PRIVATE RESOURCES TO ENSURE AN EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION FOR ALL CARROLL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENTS – NOW AND IN THE FUTURE.
CEF: BRIDGING THE FUNDING GAP
36% of CISD Property Tax Dollars Never Make it to the Classroom
84% of the districts budget is dedicated to personnel. The difference is our teachers.
100% of your tax deductible CEF donation stays in the district!
$1.5 MILLION IN GRANTS.
OF CISD PROPERTY TAX DOLLARS DON’T MAKE IT TO OUR SCHOOLS BECAUSE THEY ARE RECAPTURED BY THE STATE TO FUND OTHER DISTRICTS
OF CISD’S BUDGET IS DEDICATED TO PERSONNEL. BY FUNDING VITAL TEACHER POSITIONS, CEF BRIDGES THE FUNDING GAP AND ENSURES WE ATTRACT AND RETAIN THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST TEACHERS AVAILABLE TO CREATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUR STUDENTS.