Express Grants 

PCEF reserves $10,000 for teacher, school and district needs that arise during the school year and are out of the grant cycle.  The maximum amount for an express grant is $1,000.  Occasionally, private funds are matched with an express grant to increase the impact.

Only PCSD Administrators, with their teachers, may apply for Express Grants.

All grants must fall into one of the following PCEF interest areas: Academic Success, College and Career Readiness, Early Childhood Education, Professional Development & Teacher Recognition, STEM, Student Wellness, and The Arts.

Express Grants are reviewed the last week of the month by the PCEF staff and recipients will be notified the first week of the following month. Funds will be available the following week. YOUR generosity has enabled PCEF to fund $10,000 in School Grants for 2018 - 2019 school year!


Express Grants for 2018 - 2019:

Light bulbAcademic Success

 LIA Mentorship Academy - EHMS, PCHS - $200

  • PCHS LIA students have invited EHMS LIA students to come to the high school for the morning so we can pair up (mentors/mentees) students from the two schools and discuss their role in our community. Funds will be used to purchase refreshments for the participating students.


College career College and Career Readiness

Coffee Cart and Office Assitance Company - TMJH - $800

  • The Coffee Cart and Office Assistance Company contributes to the school by improving faculty morale with refreshments and assistance with various office tasks.  In doing this ,students will learn a variety of vocational and life skills that will help prepare them for the real world.


 Professional Development & Teacher Recognition


Coaches Cafe - EHMS - $1,000

  • Ecker is piloting standards based grading for the district.  To move from traditional grading to standards based grading is a huge shift.  Teachers are invited to lunch several times a year to enjoy a “working lunch” to discuss questions and concerns about this shift.


Orton Gillingham Training - JRES, MPES, PPES, TSES - $1,000

  • In response to Kindergarten, 1st grade teachers, and interventionists, funds will be used to bring an Orton Gillingham trainer to PCSD for three days of training in the Orton-Gillingham method for Early Literacy instructions.

ArtsThe Arts

Symphony Cello Cases - TMJH, PCHS - $900

  • Funds will be used for the purchase of six hard cello cases for travel to and from Symphony performances.

Traditional Mexican Dance Club - TMJH - $1,000

  • The Traditional Mexican Dance Club is a new club at PCHS that aims to provide an outlet for students through which they can express themselves artistically and preserve their rich cultural heritage.  Funds will be used to purchase costumes for the dancers.

Utah Theatre Conference - EHMS, TMJH - $1,000

  • Funds will be used to help students pay for registrations at the Utah Theatre Association Conference. 



For a full list of all 2017 - 2018 PCEF programs, please click here.


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