The Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence recognizes and applauds the outstanding efforts of Tift County teachers. It is the mission of the Foundation to continue to enhance academic excellence for every student.
- The Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence awards yearly incentive grants for teachers to put their best ideas into practice.
- Teachers of Excellence and a Teacher of the Year are honored each year by the Foundation with a certificate, a banquet, and a monetary gift. Teachers are nominated by parents and others in the community by completing a nomination sheet and turning it in. Nomination forms can be found below.
- The Foundation’s “Reading Capital of the World” initiative continues to provide exceptional opportunities and incentives. The 10-year anniversary and recognition of 3 million AR points was celebrated on October 19, 2007.
- Teachers and administrators are counted among the Foundation’s present and past patrons. This record gives the Foundation additional leverage in soliciting individual and corporate donations. All donations are tax deductible.