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.
PCHS Senior Adilene Juarez pens a prize winning essay for the Latinos in Action Spring Conference. Adilene's efforts earn her scholarship money toward the University of Utah, which she'll attend this fall!
Lindsay, one of only 30 students chosen out of 700, receives full tuition and fees, up to four years!
PCHS Junior Ashley N keeps working toward her dream - in spite of COVID-19 challenges
PCEF Expands Express Grant Fund to $50,000 to Support Immediate Teacher and Student At-Home Learning Needs.
In spite of Running with Ed cancellation, PCEF expands urgent funding to support Park City students and teachers.
Help for families whose livelihoods, health, housing, and basic needs may be impacted
Overwhelmed by the zillions of ideas all over social media to keep your kids safe and engaged? Here's a few links that have tons of resources in one place.
As we all work to keep our kids engaged, learning, and growing, PCEF is collecting a list of resources for you to reference whenever you might need it!
For many kids, the Afterschool Program is the best part of their day.
High quality preschool starts kids out with a love of school - and every $1 invested saves $13 later on.
Ms Kris loves nurturing little learners - and uses PCEF funding to help their school journey start off right.
Park City Mountain employee Chayse Maxwell talks about why Vail Resort EpicPromise supports PCEF and Preschool.
Fund a Grant. Empower a Teacher
A Classroom Grant transforms Marilyn's art classes for her students
Find out why Tom and Lynn support PCEF Classroom Grants
PCHS students Kristina Schiffman and Iva Chho talk about their transformative PCCAPS experience.
PCHS students rave about Kelly Henderson. Find out why.
The Rifkin's love all the PCEF programs their gifts support.
How one PCEF program, Bright Futures, is helping Park City's first generation kids get to, and through, college
Park City native, PCHS Class of 2014, and now Ecker Hill teacher - Rebeca Gonzalez talks about her path to teaching in PCSD.
Erin Hesser, Community Outreach Partner for Westgate Resort & Spa Park City/Westgate Foundation, talks about why it's important to support public education and PCEF.
When science is hands-on, creative thinking takes off
As one of the earliest teachers to ask for Makerspace funding, Brad talks about how hands-on learning inspires a love of STEM in his classes
Find out why the Prucka's are such strong supporters of STEM programs
Read how the power of art, thanks to a PCEF program, literally transforms a child's day.
Ms Coccaro feels her job is to guide young minds 'towards kindness and thoughtfulness' - and art helps. Find out more.
Two students give $180 to PCEF - one ponytail at a time. Read about Bandas de Amor, and the two PCSD students who started it to raise money to help their community.