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About SEF

The Sheldon ISD Education Foundation (SEF) exists to support Sheldon ISD through fundraising efforts that enhance classrooms in the school district. As one of the faster growing school districts in the greater-east Houston area, Sheldon ISD has more than 10,200 students and 1,460 employees. Sheldon ISD serves families in Harris County near Sheldon Lake in Houston and has approximately a 2-3% annual enrollment increase. The district operates two early childhood facilities, six elementary schools, two middle schools, one comprehensive high school and one non-traditional high school. 

Sheldon ISD's mission is to provide personalized learning opportunities to ensure all students graduate college and career ready. SEF is able to provide resources that enhance creativity in the classroom by establishing partnerships with businesses across the east Houston area. The foundation strives to form strong partnerships with leaders in the Sheldon community based with the needs of the school and staff as well as resources of the organization. 

How can my organization partner?

  • Donate funds to support innovative teaching grants for Sheldon ISD educators that directly benefit students in Sheldon ISD
  • Provide resources for school or district activities that provide meaningful learning experiences
  • Volunteer at a Foundation event or serve on a committee to review grant applications
  • Serve as a Board of Director for SEF to assist with fundraising


For more information or to get involved with the Sheldon ISD Education Foundation, call us at 281-727-2033.


Emily Conklin, APR, CPC

Executive Director of Communications and Community Partnerships

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Monica Arredondo

Community Partnerships Specialist

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