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.
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 →
August 18, 2015 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… 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.
PiE funds will provide PAUSD students with art, music, science, counselors, electives and more PALO ALTO, CA – August 1, 2015. Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) announced today the launch of its 2015-16 fundraising campaign, which aims to secure $5.5 million in donations for Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD). This year marks PiE’s 10 year anniversary of providing funding for essential staff and initiatives to PAUSD. Thanks to… read more →
Thank You Thank you. Two simple words that sum up our strong feeling of gratitude at this time of year. Thank you to all the amazing PiE donors—over 4,500 of us—who helped PiE reach our ambitious target and give $5.3 million to Palo Alto Unified School District. Thank you also to the hundreds of wonderful PiE volunteers who helped make our campaign so successful. With your support, Palo Alto Unified… read more →
Parents and Community Unite Again to Support Excellence in PAUSD Schools (February 24, 2015) PALO ALTO, CA – This week, Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) announced it has presented a check for $5.3 million to the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) Download a PDF version of this press release.for use during the 2015-16 school year. Thousands of Palo Alto parents and community members gave generously to PiE this… read more →