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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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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SDG&E Thank you!

Dear Ms. Tran, In December, I received a grant for Central Elementary School in Escondido that was funded by Sempra for expanding our Piper Computers program. Thanks to your generosity, a second set of Piper computers were purchased to supplement our set that was purchased 2 years ago. As a bonus, Piper was having a […]
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] EDISON ROBOTS BEAR VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER:  CASEY VOGEL FOUNDATION FUNDING IN ACTION: How much fun can you have in school?  If you are in Casey’s class, you not only get to build a robot, you get to learn coding so you can program your “bot” to make music and dance to that music!  […]
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