PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION

TRANSFORMING PUBLIC EDUCATION

PEF is a non-profit organization that, for over thirty years, has provided training, research, and resources to teachers, principals, and schools in Hamilton County and surrounding areas.
We are innovators, working with a wide range of partners to transform public education.

Our Mission Is Simple

We work to increase student achievement so all students succeed in learning and in life.

Thank You Teachers: an open letter from our senior leadership team
The staff and board of the Public Education Foundation deeply appreciate your service, leadership and commitment to the teaching profession, and this letter serves to recognize your impact upon our community. Please accept our gratitude, as we honor you during Teacher Appreciation Week and continuously in the work that we do to support public education.

We Will Do Better
Like millions of Americans, we stand united with people of color and people across the country and around the world who demand that things must change. We know that PEF can only achieve its mission when there is true justice and true opportunity for all. We are committed to doing all that we can to make this a reality.

Collaborative leadership

Since our inception as a community-based organization, PEF has worked in collaborative partnership with dozens of organizations to provide improved opportunities for area public school students. Intentionally focusing on cultivating equitable access for all students to experience a high quality public education, PEF is nationally recognized a leader in developing effective initiatives that inform and support our community's public schools.
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Applications Due:
April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

PEF Initiatives

COVID-19 Update

Through a time of unprecedented challenges, we at PEF have been inspired by the tireless work of our community to continue to ensure that learning does not stop for our students, and educators and students get the support that they need.

Please check individual program pages for information about specific programs and ways that we are working in partnership with Hamilton County Schools to maximize existing efforts

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