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Welcome to the Parkland Education Foundation!

Golf Outing at Brookside - October 23, 2020

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Thanksgiving Meal Project

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Thanksgiving Meal Project

 

Back to School Grant Application for Parkland Staff - Fall 2020

The Parkland Education Foundation wants you to know that we understand how challenging this year is for everyone. We are aware that needs may arise as you change the way you are reaching your students. With that in mind, we have set up a grant program to allow Parkland staff members to apply for grants as different needs arise.

56 Celebrate Innovation grants totaling more than $143,000 have been awarded for the 2020-21 School Year!

Read the press release and view the list of awarded grants.

Parkland's Funniest Home Videos Contest

Watch our May 2020 "Parkland's Funniest Home Videos" show on YouTube at this link: ow.ly/V5ic50zKxti.  Special thanks to all of our sponsors listed below:

COVID-19 Emergency Grants for Teachers and Students

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Parkland School District Education Foundation has been focusing efforts to raise money to support a special "COVID-19 Emergency Fund" to support Parkland staff in their efforts to deliver digital learning to students in our district via "Emergency Grants."  

The first program funded nearly 400 computer headsets in April 2020 for teachers to ensure clear communication with students during distance learning.

The Foundation printed and delivered personalized senior graduation lawn signs in conjunction with Parkland High School staff to help bring cheer to the Class of 2020 and their families.

The Foundation believes strongly that education and understanding are at the heart of progress. In light of that and in response to the injustice that broke America’s heart over the past few weeks as we’ve reflected on George Floyd’s death, the Parkland Education Foundation will be purchasing $2,800 worth of books that explore the history of racism in America, confronts its current state, and address how we can move forward with real change to treat all racial groups as equals. Book purchases will be made for every Parkland school and will serve to provide perspective and understanding, as appropriate, for various age groups across the School District.

The Foundation provided masks and thermometers for families in need to help them get ready for the 2020-2021 school year.

You can help by supporting our staff by contributing to the Back to School Grant Program designed to help support our staff as they continue to teach with innovative practices in a hybrid an online learning environment this year.

$1M Milestone Announced in Support for Parkland Schools

On August 1, 2019, the Parkland Foundation was pleased to announce that they've reached the $1M mark in funds given back to Parkland Schools with the announcement of 2019-20 awarded grants.  Check out the list of 59 grants  awarded to Parkland staff members for the 2019-20 school year

Since the Foundation's inception in 2011, in total, funding has included 390 staff grants and support for capital improvements such as TV Studio equipment for all schools, engineering lab machinery upgrade, turf field installation and new pool liner at Parkland High School.