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About the Foundation

The School of Environmental Studies Education Foundation (SESEF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community foundation dedicated to supporting the excellent education of students in the School of Environmental Studies.

The foundation, established in 1999, is composed of volunteer parents, faculty and citizens interested in the success of the School of Environmental Studies and its students.

(See our Facebook Page for more information.)

How We Help

The foundation encourages high academic standards, experiential learning, and excellence in teaching by providing scholarships and grants for new and innovative projects that, due to budget limitations, the school is unable to fund.

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Student Grants

Faculty Grants

Scholarships

Get Involved

The School of Environmental Studies Education Foundation it built on the generous financial contributions from our SES community, support from our partners and the dedication of our volunteers.

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Who We Are

The foundation is composed of volunteer parents, alumni, and faculty interested in the success of the School of Environmental Studies and its students.

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Have an Impact

Help Us Soar

Show Your Support

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About SES

Opened in 1995 as a unique partnership between Independent School District 196, the City of Apple Valley, and the State of Minnesota (Minnesota Zoo), the School of Environmental Studies (SES) is a response to the well-documented need to create smaller, more effective learning communities providing authentic learning experiences.