Logo Color
Media Contact:
Monica Lopez
626-396-3625 x 88357

December 4, 2014


PASADENA, CA - 63 Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) educators will be receiving early holiday gifts this year at the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) Teacher Grants reception on Tuesday, December 9 at 5PM, held at the Altadena Town & Country Club. Over $50,000 in grants will be awarded for the 2014-15 school year. The grants, awarded yearly, will benefit thousands of students in Altadena, Pasadena, and Sierra Madre.

This year PEF is offering two special awards, the Jarratt Brunson Memorial Award honoring one of the founders of PEF responsible for initiating the Teacher Grant Program, and the Kathy Onoye Principal's Leadership Award given in honor of the former PUSD Executive Director of Elementary Education who retired this spring. Grants are awarded to teachers in amounts up to $1,000.


The PEF Teacher Grants Program is made possible by Avery Dennison, Wells Fargo, Whole Foods Markets, and individual donor contributions to the Pasadena Educational Foundation.


Media are invited to cover the awards presentation and interview the teachers and presenters.


WHAT:        Pasadena Educational Foundation's Teacher Grant Reception


WHERE:     Altadena Town & Country Club
                     2290 Country Club Dr, Altadena, CA 91001


WHEN:      Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.    


A full list of the 2013-14 PEF Teacher Grants can be found online at:


Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) is a nonprofit organization that advocates for public education, engages the community, and develops resources to support excellent education for every Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) student.

Whether it be through the arts, music, health centers, gardens, or STEM programs they support, PEF is dedicated to creating a better future for the public school students of Altadena, Pasadena, and Sierra Madre. http://pased.org 



The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) serves pre-K to 12th grade students in a 76-square mile area that includes the communities of Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County. Pasadena Unified School District provides a caring, engaging and challenging educational experience for over 18,000 students every day. http://pusd.us 

� Copyright 2014 Pasadena Educational Foundation. All rights reserved.