Programs_StamfordMentoringProgram3The path to securing sustainable employment and a successful future begins when students are young, when organizations such as the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) can work with the school district to develop productive habits of mind, body and heart.…

SPEF’s Books Across Stamford, an engaging literacy program, focuses on motivating children to read by distributing free books and literacy resources to low-income children and families. SPEF partners with Reading is FUNdamental and The Scholastic Possible Fund, along with …

It’s amazing what one parent can do!

Stamford’s Parent Leadership Training Institute Design Team in partnership with the Stamford Public Education Foundation is pleased to offer several free opportunities for parents, grandparents, guardians and others to become leaders and advocates …

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 …

img_4482_editedOdyssey of the Mind

About Odyssey of the Mind:

Odyssey of the Mind is the largest international creative problem-solving competition worldwide. It is an innovative, extra-curricular learning experience in which school-based teams are tasked with solving problems that range from …

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 …