We SUPPORT, Enrich & Empower

We offer Teacher Mini-Grants for project-based learning in PVUSD. In the 2016-2017 school year we awarded $5,625 to PVSchools teachers to support innovation project-based learning activities! Please click below to download the announcement. You may also click the button below to subscribe to our mailing list to keep up to date on all opportunities being brought to you by PVSEF.

Way to go to the following:

Deanna Mahkovec
Jennifer Jackson, Cholla
Heather Schmitt, Cholla
Diana Boyle, Desert Cove
Kelly Coakley Magid, Desert Trails
Diana Flanery, Eagle Ridge
Tina Kennedy, Echo Mountain Intermediate
Hannah Peters, Echo Mountain Primary
Christy Tenney, Cheryl Gehres, Explorer
C. Denise Spenik, Fireside

Anna Krauel, Patricia Mastropolo Greenway
Kyra Love, Greenway
Michelle Lovett, Indian Bend
Cynthia Orsini, Pinnacle Peak
Debbie Schmid, Roadrunner
Jenna Petty, Destiny Warren, Beth Faze, Roadrunner
Mr. Frattaroli, Shea
Nicholas Popovich, Shea
Shannon Wold, Debbie Callies, Sweetwater


PSAT testing

Field trip assistance

Future for Kids

Teacher Mini-Grants

Through collaboration with our generous donors, board of directors, and the PV Schools community, the Foundation provides financial support for a variety of programs and educational opportunities each year to benefit PVSchools’ students.

2016-17 programs include:

  • PSAT testing for all sophomores district-wide (2,625 students)
  • Field trip assistance for high need schools across the district
  • Future for Kids – Discover Your Future program
  • Teacher Mini-Grants for project-based learning
  • Annual PVSchools Fine Arts Festival at Paradise Valley Mall
  • PVSchools Employee Retirement and Service Recognition Reception
  • Professional Development incentives

Highlights of past Foundation-assisted programs and initiatives:

  • CREST (The Center for Research in Engineering, Science, and Technology)- a specialty program offered at Paradise Valley High School
  • College Scholarships
  • Accelerated Reader programs
  • District Spelling Bee
  • John A. Kriekard Hands On Science Center
  • AVID
  • First Tee Golf programs
  • Tutoring & Academic Bowl program
  • Digital library titles
  • High School Career & Counseling Centers


Please feel free to contact us at (602) 346-8373, if you have questions or would like assistance with your donation.


(602) 346-8373


PO Box 22252 Phoenix, AZ 85028


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