Pasadena Educational Foundation to Present 2014-2015 Teacher Grant Awards to Pasadena Unified Teachers

Published : Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 5:22 PM

63 Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) educators will be receiving early holiday gifts this year at the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) Teacher Grants reception on Tuesday, December 9 at 5:00 p.m., held at the Altadena Town & Country Club. Over $50,000 in grants will be awarded for the 2014-15 school year. The grants, awarded yearly, will benefit thousands of students in Altadena, Pasadena, and Sierra Madre.

This year PEF is offering two special awards, the Jarratt Brunson Memorial Award honoring one of the founders of PEF responsible for initiating the Teacher Grant Program, and the Kathy Onoye Principal’s Leadership Award given in honor of the former PUSD Executive Director of Elementary Education who retired this spring. Grants are awarded to teachers in amounts up to $1,000.

The PEF Teacher Grants Program is made possible by Avery Dennison, Wells Fargo, Whole Foods Markets, and individual donor contributions to the Pasadena Educational Foundation.

The Pasadena Educational Foundation’s Teacher Grant Reception on Tuesday, December 9, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Altadena Town & Country Club, 2290 Country Club Drive in Altadena.

A full list of the 2013-14 PEF Teacher Grants can be found online at:

Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) is a nonprofit organization that advocates for public education, engages the community, and develops resources to support excellent education for every Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) student. Whether it be through the arts, music, health centers, gardens, or STEM programs they support, PEF is dedicated to creating a better future for the public school students of Altadena, Pasadena, and Sierra Madre.

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) serves pre-K to 12th grade students in a 76-square mile area that includes the communities of Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County. Pasadena Unified School District provides a caring, engaging and challenging educational experience for over 18,000 students every day.



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