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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 on December 4.

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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Principal for a Day 2014

On October 23, PEF invited community leaders to explore PUSD!


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Meet the 2014-15  PEF Teacher Grant Winners!

My Masterpieces

Full Circle at the Gamble House


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.


PEF Teacher Grants

Rockets, Math, Art, and More!

PEF Teacher Grant Awardees sent us some fabulous updates from last year.  We have pictures, stories, and videos of our PEF Teacher Grants in action.

Thank you to all who help support our PEF Teacher Grants program and to our PUSD teachers for creating such innovative and inspiring projects!

See our Teacher Grants
in action >>

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.