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Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) Gives $5.5 Million to Palo Alto Public Schools

March 7, 2017

Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) Gives $5.5 Million to Palo Alto Public Schools Gift Affirms Community Commitment to Educational Excellence for Palo Alto Students (March 7, 2017) PALO ALTO, CA – Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) is proud to present a check for $5.5 million to the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) for…

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The Slice – Winter 2017

February 13, 2017

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…

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Video: Underwater Robots in Marine Biology

December 5, 2016

The PiE Teacher Grants program has funded dozens of PAUSD projects including the Gunn Aquanauts ROV project 2015.

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Video: Fairmeadow Spectra Art Teacher Karen Lenke

October 12, 2016

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.

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Partners in Education (PiE) Launches $5.6 Million Fundraising Campaign

August 1, 2016

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…

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The Slice – Winter 2016

March 9, 2016

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…

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Partners in Education Foundation (PiE) Donates $5.5 Million to Palo Alto Public Schools

March 4, 2016

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…

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Partners in Education (PiE) Brings on Seasoned Fundraiser as New Executive Director

October 1, 2015

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…

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PiE Announces New Executive Director: Linda Lyon

August 18, 2015

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…

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Video: What PiE Does

August 17, 2015

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.

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