The School of Environmental Studies Education Foundation (SESEF) was established in 1999 by a group of parents, teachers, alumni, and community members to encourage high academic standards, experiential learning, and excellence in teaching at SES. The Foundation does this through:
Grants to teachers for course, curriculum & professional development
Direct funding to disadvantaged students for course expenses and intensive theme opportunities
College scholarships for SES graduates
The Mission of the School of Environmental Studies Education Foundation is to develop active citizen leaders who are:
connected to the local and global community
If SES has made a difference in your life, we hope you’ll consider donating today, so in future years, the Foundation can continue to develop active citizen leaders who are environmentally informed, self-perpetuating learners, and connected to the local and global community.
It has never been more important to invest in supporting our SES community leaders. $1, $5, $10 - every penny helps! Please make your gift today on Give to the Max Day!
Thank You from the SESEF Board and SES Community!
A few quotes:
"This school is amazing! I have loved the time that my son has spent here and so proud of him for making the decision to attend. It has helped him in communication skills, leadership, personal goal setting, and understanding himself and community in a way that he would never have anywhere else. Thank you SES staff!!!" (Parent)
"I had three girls go through this school and the inductive learning environment is unique and a powerful lifelong experience that will put them ahead of those who have only read about what they did." (Parent)
“My experiences at SES were life-changing and world-expanding; I carry them with me always.” (Student)
“Thank you so much for all you did for me back at SES! I wouldn't even have gone to college if it weren't for you, and now I'm working on my Master's degree in Resource Management.” (Student)
"SES did an amazing job at preparing me for college, graduate school and the real world. I feel that I perform above average in essay and research paper writing, have valuable time management skills and can read and analyze a book at the level of most of my college professors. Most of the teachers at this school are above average and put their personal time into helping students reach their full potential. The respect that the students and teachers share is incredible. I would not be the person I am today without SES." (Student)
This school is amazing, a dream come true. My teen went to Eagan high school and sad the teachers were burned out, the students didn't care, and it felt like a prison. Now she likes school and has interesting and inspired friends. The teachers are fantastic! Go see for yourself. It's a life changer.
We can't rave enough about SES. This school rocks! Our daughter joined this year and is immersed in an amazing learning environment. Don't be fooled by the name - yes, the curriculum does weave in environmental themes, but there's a heavy, heavy focus on academics, science, math, the arts, as well as the skills needed for college work ethic. SES consistently scores in the top two HS's in district in State and ACT scores. Great place - check out the SES website.