Connie Mondry inroduced Christine Reilly and Jean Bristow, Alexandria Education Foundation. The Alexandria Education Foundation (AEF) is an independent non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to  the continued academic excellence of Alexandria   Public Schools.They partner with Alexandria Public Schools to provide financial support for unique learning experiences for students in early childhood education through grade 12. The Alexandria Education Foundation (AEF) supports educational excellence and a passion for learning by partnering with our community. Our focus is  on funding projects above and beyond the scope of the state budget and local tax dollars. Funds raised will directly impact students through grants to classroom teachers and other funded projects that help support initiatives that further the mission and educational goals of the School District.