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Our Work: Grants & Awards

Little Free Libraries at Jefferson

Jefferson Elementary School parents, students, and staff assembled, painted, and placed the three Little Free Libraries around the school. The little libraries will be stocked with books in English and Spanish since Jefferson Elementary is home to one of Pasadena Unified’s Spanish dual language immersion programs. The little libraries were…...

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2016 Edison Scholarship Winners

“Higher education can transform lives. We’re committed to helping young people build better lives—and bright futures—through careers in STEM fields” – Edison Thank you Edison International for supporting our PUSD students by working through PEF to provide $2,500 scholarships to two Muir High School students through the Edison Scholars program…...

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Rockets, Math, Art, and More

2013-14 PEF Teacher Grant Awards Our 2013-2014 school year just ended and our PEF Teacher Grant Awardees are starting to send us some fabulous updates from the school year.  We have pictures, stories, audio files, and video coming in from all over the district. Thank you to all who help…...

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Historical Classroom Maps

Learning History Through Geography “Thank you so much for providing me the opportunity to apply for a teacher grant.  I used the money to purchase historical classroom maps (16 of them!) I started teaching in 1997, and this is the first time that I have had classroom maps that are…...

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Butterfly Wings, Mouse Paint, and Grammarosaurus

PEF Teacher Grants in Action Mouse Paint: A Play About Color at McKinley “One day three white mice discover three jars of paint–red, blue, and yellow.”  That is where the fun began as Mrs. Renzullo’s Transitional Kindergarten class at McKinley School performed Mouse Paint: A Play About Color. With charming songs…...

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