The Step Up Award Provides Financial Assistance to Portland High School Multilingual Student in the Make It Happen! Program Luzia Vumpa is the 2022 recipient of the Portland High School Step Up Award, now in its 5th year. The Step Up Award provides funding for students in the Make It Happen! program who would otherwise […]
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The Foundation for Portland Public Schools (FPPS) is thrilled to announce that the Les Paul Foundation is the latest group to support the creation of a Portland Public Schools Mobile Makerspace. The makerspace will provide hands-on science, technology, arts, engineering, and mathematics (STEAM) programming to Portland elementary school students, starting this summer. A makerspace is […]
You’re Invited! What: A benefit for our Teacher Grants Program When: Wednesday, May 11 at 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Where: Bunker Brewing Co, indoors and outdoors 17 Westfield St Unit D, Portland Tickets: Available on Eventbrite Buy raffle tickets for a L.L.Bean camping gear package through Eventbrite or at the door. Please join us […]
As part of its work to develop the first comprehensive Wabanaki Studies curriculum in the state of Maine, the Portland Public Schools (PPS) is creating a documentary film series to serve as a central text for each grade level. The district is exploring ways to share this resource with schools around the state. When PPS […]
Save the date for Spring for Teachers! What: A benefit for our Teacher Grants Program When: Wednesday, May 11 at 5:30 pm Where: Bunker Brewing Co, indoors and outdoors Tickets and additional information coming soon!
School staff, community organizations, and/or community members can apply for funding for school-based projects that build food security for PPS students and their families. Our partner, Food Fuels Learning, provides Food Fund Grants for organizations or projects that work to build immediate or long-term food security for PPS students and families. To learn more or […]
L.L. Bean has donated $22,000 to the Foundation for Portland Public Schools to continue the partnership between Rippleffect and Portland’s three middle schools. This funding allows students to participate in activities including kayaking, hiking, rock climbing, and outdoor team-building activities with their peers, teachers, and Rippleffect staff. With L.L. Bean’s support, the Portland Public Schools […]
Only about 6% of teachers in the district are non-white, while nearly half of students identify as black, indigenous or people of color. The district will use the grant to work with ed techs and help them pay to earn teacher certification.https://t.co/ixQ9szV43b — Maine Public – Celebrating 60 Years! (@MainePublic) December 9, 2021 New Schools […]
The Foundation for Portland Public Schools is thrilled to announce a grant to create a new computer lab at Casco Bay High School (CBHS). Thanks to generous support from the Gladys Brooks Foundation, CBHS will create a computer lab this winter. Soon, every high school in the district will have a lab equipped with computers powerful […]
Barr Foundation, TNTP (The New Teacher Project) offer funding, support to help schools address large diversity gap between students, staff In the Portland Maine public schools, 49 percent of the 6,534 students identify as people of color, while about 11 percent of staff do. With new funding and dedicated support to increase educator diversity within […]
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