March 3, 2019

The EPSD Education Foundation releases 2018 Annual Report

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As we continue to assist in the advancement of our education system here in the East Penn School District, we will gather even more support from our local community. Donations and other forms of support provided by our sponsors help provide opportunities for enhanced learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

“The Foundation’s goals can only be achieved if we earn the trust of our parents and the community. I assure you that we are and will continue to be great stewards of your generous donations and make you proud to be a part of the East Penn School District. I promise that you will not be disappointed in your contributions.” Salvatore B. Verrastro, President

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January 17, 2019

Gena Beky Joins the EPSD Education Foundation Board

[Emmaus, PA January 17, 2019] The East Penn School District Education Foundation is pleased to announce that Gena Beky has been unanimously approved to serve on the board of directors as the Elementary Classroom Teacher representative.

Gena is a dedicated and energetic elementary school teacher with a passion for the development of children’s emotional, behavioral, and academic growth. She has more than twenty years of professional experience and a proven knowledge of instructional techniques, classroom management, and child development.

“I want to leverage my skills to successfully fill my role on the East Penn Education Foundation Board of Directors,” says Beky. 

Having taught kindergarten, first, fourth, and fifth grade, Gena Beky brings a wealth of experience and expertise and will be a tremendous asset to the board’s mission of enriching, extending, and deepening the educational experiences of East Penn School District students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics; the five pillars of critical thinking, creativity, innovation, and problem solving.

The East Penn School District Education Foundation supports programs that put learning in motion by giving students the tools they need to think actively in a complex and changing world. 


November 15, 2018

Full STEAM Ahead: Preparing a New Generation of U.S. Workers

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PBS39 News Tonight reporter, Chloe Nouvelle discovers how teachers in the East Penn School District are preparing their students to become a generation of creators with the help of STEAM Innovator Grants.

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OCTOBER 18, 2018

14 Grants Totaling $14,500 Awarded

$1000 Winner ~Frank Meyers “3D Printing in 2nd Grade”~Willow Lane Elementary

$1000 Winner ~Frank Meyers “3D Printing in 2nd Grade”~Willow Lane Elementary

The Foundation is pleased to announce that 14 grants totaling $14,500 have been awarded for the 2018-2019 school year. “We are fortunate to have this level of innovation in our classrooms!”

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