Supporting, Recognizing & Rewarding

Excellence in Yavapai County


Jessica Marks!

2017 Teacher Of The Year

To Teach Is To Touch Lives Forever

Our Mission

Today, more than ever, students need and deserve professional educators who “go the extra mile” to design effective and creative classroom instruction that makes a positive and lasting impact on their students.

The mission of YCEF is to recognize and honor outstanding educators for their achievements in the classroom, provide funding for educational related projects, and promote awareness of the positive impacts of education and educational activities in Yavapai County.

Teacher of the Year

Our 2017 Yavapai County Teacher of the Year award goes to Jessica Marks from Glassford Hill Middle School!

Grant Programs

YCEF is an organization devoted to recognizing & honoring teachers in Yavapai County.

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Your contributions allow us to continue our efforts as we recognize outstanding teachers in our community.

Support YCEF

The success and sustainability of YCEF’s programs depend on your support and contributions. Due to the generosity of individuals, other foundations, and corporate sponsorships, the Yavapai County Education Foundation is able to fulfill its mission of recognizing and honoring exemplary teachers in Yavapai County and provide funding for creative and innovative learning projects that will impact student learning and achievement.