The ESL Education Endowment Fund is committed to the enhancement of educational programs and services for students within the Calgary Board of Education for whom English is a second language including but not limited to enhancement programs and related research and professional development projects selected at the discretion of EducationMatters that

(i) enrich and expand the learning of these students

(ii) encourage these students to complete their studies and graduate from high school

(iii) support the parents of these students as they guide and participate in the learning of their children

(iv) facilitate the integration of these students into the life of their schools, their communities and the broader Canadian culture in ways which respect their own strengths history and the strengths and cultural diversity of Canada.