Why the Gala?
The answer to the question “Why the Gala?” is very simple: it’s for the kids! Could there be a better way to spend your money?
A common goal amongst parents, the community, Harborfields Administration and Staff, and the BOE, is answering the question: “how do we educate our children to make them college and career ready in the 21st century?”. The large part of that answer is through the adoption of school budgets that provide a meaningful and relevant education, but yet are also fiscally responsible to taxpayers.
Sometimes… that’s simply just not enough….
What is HACEF?
HACEF is a non-profit Harborfields District organization with the best job in the world: Enhancing the opportunities for the children in our community in creative, innovative ways. How do we do this? First, by offering kids the chance to learn a new skill or invest in a natural talent through our popular HACEF Summer Camp Program and also by making significant contributions to technology, art, science, special education, and other amazing initiatives at Harborfields in the form of grants. Being able to support the effort to bring the latest in……
Where Your Money Goes
HACEF has funded over $210,000 in grants to classroom teachers and $60,000 in scholarships for high school seniors. Contributions have included:
• Digital Cameras and Printers, and Smart Boards
• Science Research Equipment including Lego Robotics Kits
• Multi-Media Equipment and Interactive Computer Resources
• Chromebooks and Tablets for Graphic Arts courses
• Technology for Artwork Display
• Character Education…and much more