ACE partners with the Andover Public Schools to support innovative, curriculum enhancing, system-wide initiatives that will inspire our students to succeed in facing today’s global challenges.

Andover Coalition for Education (ACE)

Since our launch in November 2005, ACE grants for the Andover schools have exceeded:

What’s happening next?


  • Save the Date for the 7th Annual Scarecrow Festival – Saturday, October 19th to Sunday, November 3rd, 2019!
  • Join us at on Saturday, October 19th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of Old Town Hall to kick-off the Scarecrow Festival!

  • 4th Annual ACE Poetry Event –  Join us on Thursday, October 24th from 4 to 5 p.m. at Memorial Hall Library for our Poetry Event.  Special guest – Linda Flaherty Haltmaier, Andover’s Poet Laureate. 

Recent Highlights

    • In December 2018, granted $31,750 to support the purchase of the highest quality children’s literature available to strategically grow every elementary classroom library in the district.
    • Funded 3 major district initiatives in 2018-2019 with more than $100,000 given to our schools. 
    • Doubled funding for the Teaching Innovation Fund.  Our first ongoing grant program directed towards teacher-led projects.


Save the Date for the 2019 Scarecrow Festival – October 19 to November 3, 2019

Save the Date!  October 19 to November 3, 2019 Make a Scarecrow for your yard Join in the Scarecrow scavenger hunt Purchase a scarecrow Join us for our poetry event Become a sponsor   Find out more!       [gallery...

ACE March Madness Celebration 2019

Please join us on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 7 to 11 pm at the Andover Country Club to support the Andover Public Schools. To purchase tickers and become an Event Sponsor, click here.

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ACE is a Field of Interest Fund of the Essex County Community Foundation (MA), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (Tax ID 04-3407816.) Donations to ACE are tax-deductible.

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Andover Coalition for Education
P.O. Box 1521
Andover, MA 01810