TRANSFORMING PUBLIC EDUCATION
We work to increase student achievement so all students succeed in learning and in life.
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.
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.
For rising seniors, Camp College provides insight, guidance, and support for students and their families as they prepare for post-secondary success.
Designed for juniors and seniors in Hamilton County public schools, STEP-UP provides students access to a robust internship and career training program.
Gateway Scholars pairs students with a College Access Mentor to ensure all students have the support needed to successfully navigate post-secondary life.
Project Inspire is a unique teacher preparation initiative that uses a residency model to prepare teachers to thrive in schools across Hamilton County.
STEM Fellows is a year-long cohort designed to help teachers grow as instructional experts, teacher leaders, and community connectors.
Innovative Educator Fellows is a unique professional development experience seeks to develop a network of innovative educators who imagine, pilot, and lead efforts to scale effective educational initiatives for all students.
FFT enriches the personal and professional growth of teachers by supporting them as they identify and pursue opportunities around the world.
Volkswagen eLabs are state of the art digital fabrication labs that transform how students engage in STEM through rapid prototyping technology.
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