The Pennsbury Education Foundation has awarded another six grants for programs and teachers within the Pennsbury School District.

Staff and teachers can apply twice per year for grants from the Pennsbury Education Foundation. It relies on donations from the local community to help teachers pursue unique and innovative ideas for learning in, or out, of the classroom.

PEF President Annette Young announced nearly $13,000 in funding over Memorial Day Weekend.

The recipients include:

  • Pennwood Middle School Principal Derek Majikas and teacher Adam Pfannenstiel –
    $1,124.74 for a Pearl malletSTATION bundle.
  • Charles Boehm Middle School Principal Travis Bloom and teacher Charles Kirk –
    $3,025 for a Structural Stress Analyzer 1000.
  • Manor Elementary School Principal Terri Salvucci and teacher Patty Kropp –
    $1,500 for three Sphero Robots for each elementary school (total 30 robots).
  • Pennsbury High School West Acting Principal Cherrissa Gibson and teacher Megan Swope – $4,198.05 for a set of 15 AR/VR Chromebook tablets.
  • Oxford Valley Elementary School Principal Donna Minnigh and librarian Jennifer Dillon – $500 was approved to purchase books related to the District SPARK program.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School Principal Lisa Follman and teachers Lorraine Brut and Samantha Young – $2,452.62 was approved to purchase yearly subscriptions to “The Mightier sProgram” for six tablets.

Businesses which make donations to the PEF are eligible for tax credits as part of the PA Department of Community and Economic Development’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. More information is available here.