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The Lackland ISD Education Foundation mission is to engage the community to inspire military connected life-long learners and empower educators to develop influential members of society.

Through our efforts, educational resources and grants will be available for the students and staff at Lackland ISD.

We welcome your Support and Contributions!


HEB Company Makes Significant Donation to the Lackland ISD Education Foundation

The Lackland ISD Education Foundation is thrilled to report that HEB made a generous $5,000.00 donation to support the work our Foundation is doing to support classroom grants and scholarships for students in Lackland ISD.  We are grateful for their support and appreciate the work they continue to do in the San Antonio community.

Lackland ISD Top  Golf Event a Success!

On Saturday, June 12, 2021, the Lackland ISD held its first official fundraiser at Top Golf.  The event was a success and we were able to raise over $6500 dollars for the staff and students of Lackland ISD. A special thanks to our sponsors and those individuals who came out to support our efforts.  We look forward to our next fundraiser and hope that you will be able to join us.

Board Members Wanted

The Lackland ISD Foundation is looking for board members to help with our mission of providing resources and grants to  Lackland ISD students and teachers.  If you are interested in being a member of our Foundation Board, please contact Dr. Burnie Roper at or Mrs. Jere Pace, Foundation Board President at

Please remember that you are are always able to support the Lackland ISD Foundation by using the yellow "Donate" button found in the upper right hand corner  of this page.


Foundation Grants Available for Lackland ISD Teachers

The Lackland ISD Education Foundation will be offering  Innovative Teaching Grants on a competitive basis for any teachers wishing to apply. Please click on the link below to access grant information and timeline.  

The grant application can be found here: Lackland ISD Innovative Grant Application

Click here for a sample grant application.



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Foundation Leadership

Executive Committee

Mrs. Jere Pace, President

Vacant, Vice President of Development

SMSgt Sandra Wellman, Vice President of Programs

Mrs. Elizabeth Lee, Vice President of  Finance and Governance

Vacant, Vice President of Marketing and Events

Dr. David Splitek, Secretary 

Dr. Burnie Roper,  Superintendent of Schools

Board of Directors

Mrs. Julie Coffey, Member, Board of Directors

Dr. Patsy Newborn, Member, Board of Directors

Dr. Enitra Briller, Member, Board of Directors

Mr.  Will McDowell, Member, Board of Directors

Mr. David Chidgey, Member, Board of Directors

Ms. Patty Brown, Member, Board of Directors

Mr. Craig Recker, Member, Board of Directors