We know our kids are the future of our community, and the schools, teachers and programs that support Park City’s youth are the lifeblood that helps nurture their growth and success.
Running with Ed 2021 is on! Learn what you need to know to prepare for the race with PCEF's Jennifer Billow who discusses what the race is, why we do it, how the race will be different this year, and where the money goes. Jennifer is joined by Martin Briggs who is a teacher and long-time participant. Martin mentions why he participates, why teachers love it, and how meaningful it is to have community support.
Running With Ed is on.
After the Park City Education Foundation canceled its annual relay-race fundraiser last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the nonprofit is bringing it back this spring with some new guidelines.
SOS Outreach works with PCEF Bright Futures to offer kids a powerful opportunity to thrive through outdoor experiences that might be out of reach to their families.
Bright Futures, a Park City Education Foundation program, invests in students like high school junior Jessica Hinojos to help them take college preparation into their own hands.
Mark your calendars – Running with Ed will fill city streets with silliness and energy this spring on May 22.
Park City Education Foundation Executive Director Abby McNulty provides insight on the programs offered through the foundation. She also shares plans for the comeback of Running with Ed, which was cancelled due to Covid 19 in 2020.
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.
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."
Last week, the Park City Education Foundation took part in this year’s Live PC Give PC day of giving. They simultaneously launched a new educators wellness program in response to a year of great stress and challenge.
Communities that Care is a coalition bringing our community together to cultivate health and wellbeing for our youth and families. It is a national model developed by the United Way - there are 60 in Utah alone! CTC is not in the program delivery business. They gather stakeholders together, assess the data, and create a strategic plan where everyone has a role to play.
New fund to offer suite of support for exhausted educators
A Park City School District Administrator has recently received the Change Maker Award by the United Way of Salt Lake City.
Paying it forward on behalf of Hispanic students who are the first in their family to attend college.
PCEF is happily surprised to have been selected to be featured on Ezvid Wiki as one of "5 Outstanding Organizations Helping Kids In Utah." Founded in 2011, Ezvid Wiki was the world's first video wiki, and is now among the top 3,000 websites in the United States. Their YouTube channel has over 600,000 subscribers, with over 350 million views since founding. Check it out!
PCSD Chief Academic Officer Amy Hunt presents lessons learned so far during this time in history, and gives a PCSD 101 for new families.
All donations to PCEF from 9/8 - 9/25 will be matched dollar for dollar!
The PCEF Bright Futures program is more important than ever in helping Park City's first-generation students get to and through college.
PCHS senior Katie McGuire creates a student service award.
The Park City Education Foundation helps teachers prepare for fall with Classroom Grant awards for the 2020-2021 school year.
PCHS AP English teacher gave her kids 'lucky socks' for their AP test to add a bit of fun and relieve the stress of the test and COVID19 - thanks to a PCEF Express Grant.
Treasure Mountain Junior High 9th-grader, Will Fleming, is a Grand Prize finalist in the inForm Architecture Student Playhouse Design Competition. Will is in Jordan Ulrich's Construction Technology class. PCEF donors support all of Mr. Ulrich's classes and students!
COVID-19 restrictions have shut down many events along the Wasatch Back. The Park City Education Foundation’s popular – and most significant fundraiser – Running with Ed - was also cancelled this year. However, as KPCW reports -- two Park City School District teachers aren’t letting that get in the way of logging their own miles for education.
View the Park Record's Photo Gallery of the PCEF Excellent Educator Express. This year the celebration went the 'social' distance by surprising the winning teachers at their homes over May 5th and 6th.
From KPCW: Two Park City brothers, one in 7th grade, the other in 9th, along with friends and their teacher are using their 3D printer skills to create PPE for IHC - skills learned on equipment and classes funded by PCEF!
Our Executive Director, Abby McNulty, sends a note of thanks to our Running with Ed sponsors.
In spite of Running with Ed cancellation, PCEF expands urgent funding to support Park City students and teachers.
The emotional impact of an emergency on a child depends on a child’s characteristics and experiences, the social and economic circumstances of the family and community, and the availability of local resources. Park City School district has a post by Elias McQuaid,| Psychologist at Park City Learning Center which offers ideas on how to help our students, what doesn't work, and also lists additional resources.
A Park City High School teacher responds to a well-meaning question asking why PCSD are teachers reporting to work while students have time away from our school buildings.
The Park City High School has a new program that helps special needs students transition to careers after graduation. PCEF donors fund the curriculum for this class, taught by a PCHS Class of 2014 alumna!
Zions Bank Community Magazine writes, "Park City schools manage to thrive because of the Park City Education Foundation, one of the most successful educational nonprofits in the state." Read on to learn more.
New fund to offer suite of support for exhausted educators.