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How can robots and STEM teach resilience?

4th grade Anika Grenney and 6th grader Isabel Rojas discuss school challenges and bright spots this year.

Despite the setbacks of a crazy 2020/21, the resilient PCHS Debate Team has had an incredible year! In fact, it is one of the best years Park City High Debate has ever had. (Picture pre-pandemic)

Acronyms galore! PCEF donors support numerous STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and CTE (Career and Technical Education) programs in our district. Take a look!

4th grader Oliver Abbett and 6th grader Lila Jacoby tells why they feel lucky, even during a pandemic.

Fund a grant. Empower a teacher. 

Bright Futures helps students on many different college paths.

When you lower the cost of preschool, you raise the odds of success.

A Treasure Mountain Junior High and a Park City High student tell us what they love about their teachers during COVID.

Park Record intern and PCHS student Grace Plavocos writes about the PCEF Educator Wellness Initiative

We learn a bit about the arts programs available for students in the Park City Schools District's January Newsletter. PCEF supports music and arts programs from Kindergarten through 12th grade, including our Elementary Visual Arts (EVA) program.

Bright Futures helps students stay focused on their college graduation goals.

Two PCHS students discuss overcoming adversity in 2020 and their resolutions for 2021.

From Kindergarten through 12th grade, the Park City School District is providing students with numerous tech opportunities. "With the generous and ongoing support of PCEF, PCSD has been able to develop and implement a plan that moves students from merely being technology-literate to using computational thinking skills to solve complex problems."

PCEF brings a cup of happiness to each school, thanks to donors to our Educator Wellness Initiative.

On 12/8, hear from our collegians about what it’s like to be a first-generation student during COVID. Learn about the tools and strategies they are using to survive… and thrive in school.

This virtual event is free but registration is required.

It's inspiring, refreshing, and encouraging to hear from these smart, grounded, positive and capable students. Watch the recording!

The Bright Futures program is available to low-income, first-generation students. Students apply for the program in the spring semester of ninth grade.

See the webinar recording and find key resource for this incredibly powerful and moving presentation, hosted by PCEF and Communities that Care.

The McPolin Promise Partnership supports students and families at McPolin Elementary by aligning an array of programs so that every student can succeed.

New fund to offer suite of support for exhausted educators

Jessica, PCHS Class of 2022, is already making a difference for her community.

Paying it forward on behalf of Hispanic students who are the first in their family to attend college.

We know the number one influence on student success is the classroom teacher. In a world turned upside down, we asked five teachers for their thoughts on the school year so far.

Cathy Lanigan's short answer to the question 'Why do I give to PCEF' is inspiring!

All donations to PCEF from 9/8 - 9/25 will be matched dollar for dollar!

These first-generation Park City students start their college journey off right, thanks to donors.

Meet Bright Futures student and future engineer Vincente Flores.

The July 22nd webinar recording and several links for your reference are available on this important topic.

Being diagnosed with dyslexia didn't stop Maetzi from pursuing her dreams

The #1 influence on student success is the classroom teacher. Thanks to PCEF donors, we are proud to empower classroom teachers through our Classroom Grants program.

A PCHS senior combines her love for art with digital design experience learned in PCCAPS, and creates an image reflecting this uncharted moment in time.

Thanks to YOU, we responded to immediate student and teacher needs during COVID19 school closures.

We asked some of the top experts in PCSD – our 2020 Excellent Educators – for tips on summer learning.

Sadie Ortiz, PCHS Class of 2019 and in the inaugural class of Bright Futures since she was a 10th grader, earns a true full-ride scholarship!

Park City High teachers Ashley Mott and Matt Nagel reflect on lessons learned over eight weeks of distance learning. PCEF Emergency Express Grants have helped them improve their online teaching, make connections and plan for the future during a very tough time.

Read about the difference your gifts have made in just two months!

The COVID-19 crisis has thrown the Class of 2020 into uncharted territory, but these students are determined to follow their dreams of a college education.

Parents - the homeschooling struggle is real! Here are some PCSD principal tips for at-home learning success.

The COVID-19 crisis underscores the urgency for Park City's Bright Futures students.

Trailside third grade teachers Krista Ingle and Michelle Owen share their early successes and challenges through these initial weeks of quarantine. They are among the first teachers to ask for a PCEF Emergency Express Grant.

Your Impact This Year

  • Students Reached


  • Invested in Our Schools


  • Parent Participation 2020/21


  • Programs Funded


  • John C Kish Foundation
    John C Kish Foundation
  • Montage Deer Valley
    Montage Deer Valley
  • Park City Community Foundation
    Park City Community Foundation
  • Park City Mountain Resort
    Park City Mountain Resort
  • Vail Epic Promise
    Vail Epic Promise
  • Park City Municipal
    Park City Municipal
  • United Way of SLC
    United Way of SLC
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    Zions Bank
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