The Pennsbury Education Foundation (PEF) recently awarded four grants to schools across the Pennsbury School District, totaling nearly $3,000. The PEF is a 501(c)3 organization that relies on donations and supports the purpose of improving teaching and learning in Pennsbury through innovative educational initiatives.
Grants are awarded through an application process that occurs twice each year.
The following grant recipients were announced by PEF President, Annette Young:
*Charles Boehm Middle School Principal Travis Bloom and school counselor, Donna Bradshaw – $479.50 was approved to purchase 50 pairs of noise-cancelling headsets.
*Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School Principal Lisa Follman and teacher Brian Doron – $527.24 was approved to purchase movement-based equipment that reinforces literacy and numeracy skills.
*Pennsbury High School East Principal Reggie Meadows and teacher Kelsey Adair – $969.99 was approved to purchase a Laguna Pro-X seamless art spray booth.
*Walt Disney Elementary School Principal Laurie Ruffing and teacher Scott Kennedy – $979.95 was approved to purchase disc golf equipment. In addition to gathering generous donations from local funding sources and individual donors, the PEF also participates in the PA Department of Community and Economic Development’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program, which awards tax credits to businesses making contributions to the PEF.
For more information, visit the following site: https://dced.pa.gov/programs/educational-improvement-tax-credit-program-eitc/