The Pasadena Educational Foundation has been supporting public education since 1971. Join us as we encourage greater involvement and support from the community. Your support is more important than ever.
A Great PUSD Starts with Your Support of PEF
Your gift benefits the students of our community’s public schools and, indeed, the entire community.
Did you know that PEF has a Planned Giving Program?
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If you have already made a bequest or named PEF in your planned giving, please contact us so we may acknowledge you as part of the Legacy Society. You can also email Angela Parris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Summer Enrichment Program
June 15th - July 16th
Learn to cook, explore a new language, program a robot, design with 3D printers, and so much more.
PEF's Summer Enrichment Program is your summertime solution!
Online Open Enrollment Period
Feb 7 - May 30
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PUSD Board of Education Candidate Forum
Come out and meet the candidates for the PUSD Board of Education!
The Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF), the PTA Council of Pasadena Unified School District, and the Pasadena Education Network (PEN) will host a PUSD Board of Education candidate forum on Monday, Jan. 26.
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Pitfire Artisan Pizza & Podley Holiday Boutique
Thank you Pitfire Pizza and Podley Properties and all who came out to support PEF and our PUSD teachers at the Pitfire PIzza and Podley Properties fundraisers.
PEF Teacher Grants
Congratulations to our 2014-15 PEF Teacher Grant Recipients
Our PEF Teacher Grants Reception was held on Tuesday, December 9. Thank you to Avery Dennison, Pitfire Artisan Pizza, Wells Fargo, Whole Foods Market, and the individual donors to PEF for helping to make our Teacher Grants possible.
See which PUSD teachers and principals received grants this year.
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Meet the 2014-15 PEF Teacher Grant Winners!
Mary Plummer from KPCC came out to visit with us at Marshall Fundamental Secondary School and Hamilton Elementary to see our 3D printers in action. All of our Pasadena Unified School District schools now have 3D printers thanks to a generous donor to PEF.
Read or listen to the KPCC story here >>
Meet our 2014-15 class of Jr. Docents at the Gamble House. All of these PUSD high school students toured the Gamble House with the My Masterpieces Program as third graders and now have a chance to share their knowledge about this historic Pasadena landmark with a new group of 3rd graders.
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Teachers, check out our list of resources and opportunities here.
For the Financial Transaction form, please click here.
Teacher grant evaluation forms can be downloaded here.