The school bell rings, its chimes sublime. It calls to learn, to teach, to reach, to climb.

Our Focus

Serving Students & Teachers in Tooele County Schools

Mission

The Tooele Education Foundation promotes and enhances excellence in education throughout the Tooele County School District.

Programs

TEF strives to implement programs, projects and events that incentivize and honor teaching, learning and academic achievement.

Scholarships

TEF administers several community/family scholarship programs each year.

Donate

Donations of time, services, equipment and money enhance education and increase the chance of success for learners.

About TEF

Our Mission

The Tooele Education Foundation promotes and enhances excellence in education throughout the Tooele County School District. Formed in 2010, TEF works to develop and implement school improvement initiatives, create model programs and projects, award innovative education and leadership, and fund and award student scholarships. TEF leverages community support and strives to strengthen and improve public education.

TEF coordinates, facilitates and serves as a catalyst to foster cooperation and create educational synergy between partners and the school district. By pooling resources from many donors, TEF helps foster a sense of unity among all those who share the goals of excellence in education in the Tooele County School District.

Programs

TEF strives to implement programs, projects and events that incentivize and honor teaching learning, and academic achievement.

Community

  • Community Closet--Backpacks & School Supplies
  • KSL Quarters for Christmas
  • Tooele Transition Business Partner Dinner
  • Tree Project
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Grades K-8

  • Day at the Museum--4th Grade
  • Book Walks
  • Traveling Art Exhibits
  • Walking Paths and Outdoor Learning
  • Elementary School STEM Projects
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Grades 9-12

  • FFA Collaboration Project
  • Scholarships
  • Utah College Application Week
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Teachers

  • Innovative Education Grants for Teachers
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TEF administers several scholarship programs each year, awarding over 25 scholarships to high school seniors.

TEF Administration & Governance

The Tooele Education Foundation is governed by a board of directors, volunteers with unique and proven expertise,
who establish policies and procedures and empower the TEF staff to carry out a variety of work.

Ed Dalton
TEF Executive Director
Tooele Education Foundation Executive Director, former member of the Utah State Board of Education, award winning teacher, and former President of the National Energy Foundation–Ed is a teacher at heart.
Kendall Thomas
TEF Program Director
Former TCSD School Board member, community leader, strong background in community service and volunteerism–Kendall is passionate about education.
Sheldon Birch
TEF Board President
Owner of Birch Family Pharmacies in Tooele, Grantsville, and Stansbury Park, business and community leader–Sheldon is a strong supporter of scholarships.
Karen Nelson
TEF Board Vice President
Community leader, former member of the Tooele County School District Board of Education–Karen is an advocate for teaching and learning at all levels.
Jake Johnson
TEF Board Treasurer
Clayton Dunn
Board Member
Vice President of Tooele Transcript Bulletin, Advertising Executive, community leader–Clayton is a proponent of the family and learning.
Bob Gowans
Board Member
High school agriculture teacher and award winning FFA Advisor at Tooele High School, TEA President, long-time Tooele resident–Bob is an advocate for teachers and children.
Alison McCoy
Board Member
Alison McCoy is proud of her Tooele County roots. Alison and her husband Matt own and operate Tooele Plumbing Services and Tooele Title Company. She is an alumnus of USU, a licensed title and escrow officer, a notary public, chair of the Tooele City Communities that Care, member of the USU-Tooele Dean’s Council, and member of the Scholar Academy School Board. Alison recognizes that through education, relationships are strengthened, and communities prosper.
Frank T. Mohlman
Board Member
Local attorney, community leader, former TCSD Board of Education member–Frank provides expertise on TEF legal matters.
Alan Mouritsen
Board Member
TCSD Board of Education member, attorney–Alan is a coach and leader of local youth sports.
Matthew Potter
Board Member
Manager at Cargill Salt, business leader–Matthew is a school supporter and advocate for environmental learning.
Scott Rogers
Board Member
Superintendent of Schools for Tooele County School District, wide range of leadership and administrative skills–Scott is an advocate for education.
Jeremy Scott
Board Member
Engineer by profession, community leader–Jeremy is an advocate for children.
Chris Sloan
Board Member

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