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    Providing What’s Otherwise Not Possible.
    Supporting innovative teachers to deliver innovative learning initiatives for Rockwall ISD schools.

"The Foundation"

  • The mission of the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation, Inc. (“The REF”) is to generate funding that will enrich the education of RISD students and provide learning experiences that wouldn’t otherwise be available.

    The REF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) founded in 2003 and operates independently from the school district. Funds provided by the community, business partners and RISD families enable the REF to continue supporting Rockwall ISD students and educators. 

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Ashlei Neill

Foundation Director

About the Foundation

  • Est. in 2003, the REF was created to raise funds and distribute resources through grants awarded to our educators with the goal of providing enriched learning for the students of RISD.  The REF operates independently from the school district and relies solely on the support of our community partnerships.

    It is the desire of the REF to provide educational opportunities for students and educators beyond what is provided for within the budget of Rockwall ISD as well as serve to encourage and faciliate approaches to innovative learning.