Thanks to our wonderful sponsors and patrons, the annual “Art with Heart” auction was again terrific! This year, your generous giving totalled more than $45,000! As always, this money will be used to support our mission of funding grants which enrich the educational experiences of kids in the Port Townsend Public School District. Hope to see you there next year!!
New Foundation Vows to Aid Schools
Jeff Chew, Peninsula Daily News
Jun 1, 2007
PORT TOWNSEND – A group of professionals is rallying behind one ultimate goal: providing financial support for academic programs in Port Townsend public schools. Port Townsend Education Foundation has successfully filed for nonprofit status, the first step in forming the organization. Continue reading
PT Education Foundation funds 11 teachers’ projects
$8,500 to buy equipment, materials
June 18, 2008 – Port Townsend Leader Continue reading
Port Townsend teachers gathered Nov. 19 at a reception to celebrate nearly $6,500 in grants given to their projects by the Port Townsend Education Foundation. Pictured are (back row, from left) Tom Kent, Susan Doyle, Mary Sepler, Diane Frame, Chris Neuman, Teresa Janssen, Cheryl Brady and (front) Christina Laughbon and Julie Marston.
Education Foundation funds projects
Language, marine science, reading are encouraged
In its first year, the Port Townsend Education Foundation set a course to realize its mission by engaging the community, raising funds and giving money to the Port Townsend public schools. Continue reading
Here is a wonderful article celebrating some great poetry written by Blue Heron students which has gained area recognition. This program was funded in part by a grant from PTEF.
For Immediate Release: September 13, 2010
Rebecca Hoogs Philip Shaw
Seattle Arts & Lectures
Director of Education Programs
Seattle Arts and Lectures’ Writers in the Schools Program Begins 2nd Year in Port Townsend; Five Blue Heron Students to Be Published
SEATTLE – Five Blue Heron Middle School students will be featured in the publication of You Will Not Come Back Unchanged, the annual anthology of the best poetry and prose Continue reading
It’s Time for the Annual PTEF Community Breakfast!
Saturday, October 30
8:30 – 11:30 AM
Blue Heron Middle School Commons
Just click on this link for more information: 2010 PTEF Community Breakfast
for details about a new grant now available from PTEF – the $10,000 Innovators’ Grant
This year’s auction, “Art with Heart”, was a great success — many thanks to everyone who helped through their donations, volunteering and attendance! As always, all proceeds will be used to enhance educational opportunities for Port Townsend’s children.
From the 12/21/2009 Peninsula Daily News, this describes how PTEF recently helped Grant Street with their purchase of a greenhouse. It’s a great example of what we do! http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20091221/NEWS/312219990