Founding Member of EEF Honored

Leila Sackfield, pictured on the right, is a founding member of the Escondido Education Foundation.  She was honored today by the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Key Women Educators.   Among Leila’s many accomplishments is her dedication to the students in the Escondido Union School District.  She cares so much about the students, she […]
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Escondido Education Foundation Grant 2021

This grant is after school cross-age tutoring.  Teachers are willing to stay after school to plan and monitor this activity.  During our visit, older students were working with younger children on their math.  Activities are planned in advance and “run” by teachers and district personnel.  At the end of the hour, many students comment, “Do […]
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Cross-Age After School Tutoring

Cross-age, after school tutoring  is a grant that was interrupted when schools closed down.  It is a wonderful idea!  Older students get to reinforce what younger students are learning in the classroom, which is a good refresher for the older kids.  This program was carefully designed, materials purchased specifically for this age group, with teachers […]
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Best Auctioneer Ever

Doug Paulson, teacher at Orange Glen High School has graciously consented to be our auctioneer and emcee for the past several years at our fundraiser, Fall In Love With Escondido Schools.  In addition to being at that event, Doug has also given us great ideas for improving our foundation.  Without community involvement like Doug provides, […]
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Building Underwater Vehicles at Rincon Middle School

Rincon Middle School received a grant so students can build underwater vehicles.  This was started with a grant from the Navy.  The EEF helped build the program.  Students design and build underwater vehicles that can be navigated and can pick items up from under water.  A  community member donates pool time so students can test […]
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Ignite at Rose Elementary

Rose Elementary has an after-school dance program called “Ignite”.  Students and teachers work on their dance routines after school.  They have performed for the Escondido Education Foundation, the Superintendent’s State of the District message, and many other civic activities.  Ignite received a $5000 grant from the Escondido Education Foundation for costumes, audio improvements, etc.  The […]
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Stem4Kids

Carolyn thanks to the grant I was able to still reach my students!!! I created a website and linked STEAM projects. Take a look for yourself 🙂 The students of Conway are so thankful to you and Baker Electric Home Energy, because without them I don’t think I would have had a smooth transition into […]
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