Fund Allocation

At our four Elementary Schools, the main focus areas of our CEF Allocations are Literacy, Next Generation Science, and College & Career Readiness.

Literacy

  • Big Lift Cash Match 2016-20
  • Reading Libraries K-5 – Literacy for 21st Century 2014-19
  • Summer Bridging Literacy Class for Kindergartners 2013-21
  • Teacher’s College Readers Workshop 2015-18

Science

  • 4th and 5th Grade Science 2013-16
  • 5th Grade Science Specialist 2018-21
  • Science Teacher Collaboration 2012-21

College & Career Readiness

  • GATE program 2014-16
  • Instrumental Music 5th grade 2014-16
  • Technology Pilot 2015-16

Innovation Grants

Please visit our Innovations Grants page for more information.

“CEF’s support of the 5th grade science teacher has been incredibly impactful. This program is a perfect transition from the science of wonder and curiosity for our younger students to science of inquiry, experimentation and theorization that engages our older students.”

– Martha Ladd, Director of Educational Support Services

At Cunha Intermediate School, funds from CEF have provided support for Science, College & Career Readiness, Social/Emotional Learning and Innovation.

Science

  • NSTA Conference on Science Education 2014-15
  • Science Teacher Collaboration 2012-2021

College & Career Readiness

  • AVID Expansion 6th Grade 2016-21
  • Band 2014-15
  • Computer Science 2015-18
  • Cunha Dean – ELD support 2020-21
  • Paths To The Future Field Trip 2013-14

Innovation Grants

Please visit our Innovations Grants page for more information.

“CEF has been very important to us in maintaining our AVID program, a priority for the district in assisting students to gain the skills they need to become the first in their families to attend four-year colleges.”

James Barnes, Cunha Intermediate Principal

At Half Moon Bay High School, CEF dollars have funded Science Collaboration, College & Career Readiness, Social/Emotional Learning, Scholarships and Innovation.

Half Moon Bay High School

Science

  • Science Teacher Collaboration 2012-2021
  • NSTA Conference on Science Education 2014-15

College & Career Readiness

  • Computer Science 2015-18
  • AVID Expansion 2016-21
  • AP Computer Science 2020-21
  • Animation Elective 2014-15
  • 10th grade Shakespeare 2014-15

Social & Emotional

  • Peer Helpers 2018-19
  • Positive Psychology 2020-21

Scholarships

  • 61 Awarded in 2020
  • 60 Awarded in 2019
  • 48 Awarded in 2018

 

Pilarcitos Alternative High School

College & Career Readiness

  • Computer Science 2015-16
  • Challenge Ropes Course Outdoor Learning Lab 2013-14
  • Rock Band Elective 2014-15

Scholarships

  • 5 Awarded in 2019

Innovation Grants

Please visit our Innovations Grants page for more information.

“I know CUSD is stronger because of our partnership with CEF. Certainly we appreciate the hundreds of thousands of dollars CEF brings to CUSD in funding each year, but what is even more important is the thought partnership and mission alignment that we have developed over time in our shared goal of reaching every child every day are priceless to CUSD.” 

– Sean McPhetridge, CUSD Superintendent

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