A significant number of students are entering the Stamford Public Schools in kindergarten without necessary skills to be successful as they begin their academic career. While some students have had access to critical resources prior to kindergarten, there are too…
Since 2006, SPEF has distributed over $70,000 in scholarship funds. SPEF currently offers two different scholarships and distributes $6,000 to low-income, college bound students each year:

Cathy Guinta Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship honors the legacy of the Stamford Public Education …

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SPEF’s Student-Athlete Program provides academic support to student-athletes from Stamford High School and Westhill High School. Approximately 60 student-athletes from each high school are supported through Knight Life (Stamford High School) and Purple PACT (Westhill High School). These
Stamford preschool providers lack the funding resources and staff support to implement a standardized assessment tool based on industry best practices. An assessment tool is needed to identify the current literacy capabilities of Stamford’s Pre-K youth so preschool teachers can…