PiE Teacher Grants – Seeding Innovation in the Classroom Many Silicon Valley success stories were started with a small investment, but did you know that several PAUSD innovations have also originated through seed funding? The source is not Sand Hill Road, but a program within Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE). The PiE Teacher Grants program has funded dozens of PAUSD initiatives that are innovative, collaborative and sustainable. For many teachers and… read more →
The PiE Teacher Grants program has funded dozens of PAUSD projects including the Gunn Aquanauts ROV project 2015.
See Fairmeadow Spectra Art Teacher Karen Lenke discuss the joy in teaching. For more than 18 years, she has enjoyed helping our children explore and discover through art.
5th Grade Rising Parent Information Evenings (Each will be held at their respective school) Terman – Wednesday, September 28, 6:30pm (Cafetorium) JLS * – Wednesday, September 28, 7:00pm (Cafetorium) Jordan – Thursday, September 29, 6:30pm (Multi-Purpose Room) 8th Grade Rising Parent Information Evenings (Each will be held at their respective school) Paly – Tuesday, October 4, 7:00pm (Performing Arts Center) Gunn – Wednesday, October 5, 7:00pm (Spangenberg Theatre) Wondering about… read more →
PiE funds bring social and emotional well-being programs, classroom aides, arts, music, and STEAM-focused classes and electives to all PAUSD students (August 1, 2016) PALO ALTO, CA – Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) announced today the launch of its 2016-17 fundraising campaign, which aims to secure $5.6 million in donations for Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD). In an effort to encourage early and widespread community participation for a maximum… read more →
SEL Skills Play an Important Role in Learning Educators around the country now realize that the emotional and social well-being of students is critical for their ability to learn to their potential and deeply impacts the student’s overall school experience and health. In addition to math and writing skills, learning in today’s world requires social and emotional engagement—asking questions, learning from mistakes and working cooperatively. Students need the right social-emotional… read more →
Parents and Community Join Together to Support Excellence in PAUSD Schools (March 6, 2016) PALO ALTO, CA – This week, Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) announced it has presented a check for $5.5 million to the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) for use in the 2016-17 school year. Thousands of Palo Alto families and community members gave to PiE this year to ensure continued excellence in all PAUSD schools. This 2016 PiE… read more →
PALO ALTO, CA – October 1, 2015. Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE), is pleased to announce Linda Lyon as its new executive director. PiE is the education foundation which provides funding for essential staff and initiatives to PAUSD. Lyon brings a wealth of nonprofit experience, most recently as the executive director of the South Bay Division of the March of Dimes. PiE organized a search committee in May 2015… read more →
The Executive Search Committee of Palo Alto Partners in Education has been busy at work all summer searching for our next leader. After thorough review of many talented applicants, we are thrilled to announce, the selection of Linda Lyon as our next Executive Director. Linda will be starting on a full time basis October 1st, as well as attending a few key PiE meetings over the next two months. Linda is… read more →
Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) offers several short videos that highlight how we work with our parents, school staff, and community members to help preserve PAUSD’s outstanding schools and programs. We hope you enjoy the following video about what PiE does.