The Education Foundation of Wauwatosa, Inc. (EFW) was organized in 1990 to raise money to support and strengthen outstanding learning ideas that improve the overall educational quality of our public schools.
Since inception, the EFW has awarded over $623,000 to fund 349 grants which enhance and extend the established curriculum and support projects that are beyond the District's budget.
To promote excellence, innovation, and opportunities in Wauwatosa's public schools by raising and awarding money for educational initiatives which best prepare students for a successful future.
Maximizing the potential of Wauwatosa public schools and students.
2015 Board of Directors
Mary Phillips, Community Representative, President
Chris Knowlton, Inlanta Mortgage, Vice-President
Dean Teofilo, Teofilo & Company, Treasurer
Alec Dobson, Davis & Kuelthau, Secretary
Susan Allen, Retired Teacher - Green Bay School District
Allison Byrne, Community Representative
Jackie Costa, Zizzo Marketing
Andrea Gaines, Community Representative
Judy Urban, Retired Teacher - Wauwatosa School District
Laura Wainscott, Wauwatosa School District
Dr. Phil Ertl, Superintendent of Schools
Kathy Ehley, Wauwatosa Mayor
Scott Shelnutt, Walk/Run Chair
For a downloadable copy of the EFW brochure, click on the link below
Each year, the EFW formally recognizes Wauwatosa's outstanding teachers at the Foundation's annual celebration. In addition to celebrating all the great successes from the classroom, the Foundation also holds its annual meeting.