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Our Work In The Classroom

The Pasadena Educational Foundation has a far-reaching commitment to the arts, technology, and teaching innovation in Pasadena Unified School District schools.

From enhancing arts and music, to elevating STEM education and technology, to engaging our young people’s minds and bodies during the summer, PEF provides unique and enriching programs throughout the district all year-round.

Did you know?

  • 6,000 students each year participate in our My Masterpieces: Discovering Art In My Community Program.
  • 900 students and 100 volunteers participate in our Summer Enrichment Program
  • 115 students learn robotics every year
  • Every school has a 3D printer
  • 107 students are in the accelerated Math Academy
  • 182 students are enrolled in the App Academy

Explore Our Many Classroom Programs

Summer Enrichment

Celebrating 15 years of providing our community’s children an exciting summer opportunity to create…

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My Masterpieces

Is a collaborative program that takes full advantage of Pasadena’s remarkable cultural…

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Students in the Middle School Robotics program learn the core skills necessary to design…

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Math Academy

Math Academy is a program aimed at radically accelerating the learning curve of PUSD’s…

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Open Stage

In Open Stage, experienced community teaching artists, in collaboration with PUSD teachers…

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App Academy

Everywhere you look, computer science is shaping the future. It’s redefining all sorts of industries…

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3D Printers

The Pasadena Educational Foundation is helping to create a new model for teaching innovation…

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Support Innovative Programs

In the classroom programs are some of the many ways the Pasadena Educational Foundation helps to create a vibrant and enriching educational experience for all public school children in Pasadena, Altadena, and Sierra Madre.