Grants

To date, PEF has granted over $350,000 to our school district. We fund innovative programs that integrate technology into our curriculum, support the arts in our district, offer creative programs that enhance basic skills in math and reading, and enrich our students' educational experience with interactive school assemblies, field trips and the latest science lab equipment. With your continued support, we remain committed to serving the 7,200 plus Parsippany-Troy Hills students!

Grants Awarded for the 2019-2020 School Year

  • Mobile Classroom
  • Creative Writing/Digital Photography Children's Literature Collaboration
  • Learning Center Fun
  • Battle of the Books
  • Getting our Groove on with Guided Math
  • From Our Hands to Our Minds: Building Mathematical Understanding Through Hands-On Centers
  • TCNJ's Choral & Trentones A Cappella Ensemble with clinician Dr. Nicholas McBride Mini-Residency
  • A Deep Study of Self
  • Math Isn't Board-ing Anymore
  • National History Day Club
  • Chipwrecked Vikings
  • Redbots Robotics Skystone Composition Robot
  • Life Town

Past Grants Awarded to

Parsippany Elementary Schools

Eastlake School

2018 – Life Cycle of a Caterpillar (preschool)

2015 – Read-A-Way with Playaway! – Literacy through Audiobooks

2015 - Literacy Center Learning Fun!

2011 – Incorporating iPad use in Speech-Language Therapy

2008 – Games Galore

2008 – Spanish Festival

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover

2002 – Motivating Mathematics

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

1997 – Cyber Buddies

Intervale School

2017 – Bringing Music to Life: A live performance by the NJ Symphony Orchestra

2016 – LEGO Education

2015 - Duet Whisper Phones

2011 – Declaration Participation

2009 – Orff Ensemble

2008 – With Liberty and Justice for All

2007 – Come See What Lives in the Sea

2007 – Where it All Began

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover

2004 – Field Trip to Yesterday

2003 – Write Around the Block

2002 – The Love Connection

2002 – Crossroads of America

2002 – Amazing Race

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Knollwood School

2018 – Nintendo Switch Labo Instruments

2017 – The Power of Real – Dan Gutman

2015 - Adventures of a Fourth and Fifth Grade Musical

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover

2002 – 5th Grade Environmental Trip

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Lake Hiawatha School

2017 – Applications for iPad

2011 – Read with Me! Shared Reading At-Risk 3rd Graders & Preschoolers

2007 – Lights, Camera, Action

2007 – Reading for Miles

2006 – Invention Convention Extravaganza

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Lake Parsippany School

2018 – There is Only One You

2016 – Mindful Kids

2016 – The Penguin Press

2015 – The Walking Classroom

2015 - Authors in the Making

2013 – Enhancing Learning thru Technology

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Littleton School

2017 – The Power of Real – Dan Gutman

2016 – Taking A Stand

2015 - Hmmm, Potato Chips or a Salad?

2011 – Incorporating iPad use in Speech-Language Therapy

2010 - Interactive Reading

2009 - The Power of Word & Music

2009 – Orff Ensemble

2009 – Is Anyone Listening

2007 – Feel the Smile of a Child

2007 – Littleton’s Masterpieces

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover

2002 – Valerie’s Wish

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Mount Tabor School

2018 – Battle of the Books

2013 - 4th Grade Common Core

2006 - Cyber Pen Pals

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Northvail School

2017 – Bringing Music to Life: A live performance by the NJ Symphony Orchestra

2016 - Nessy

2015 - Greek & Latin Roots: Keys to Building Vocabulary

2014 – Reading and Writing, It’s a Family Affair

2014 – Cross Curricula – Crazy Cool

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover

1998 – Tune into Listening – Tune into the Pops

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Rockaway Meadow School

2018 – Rock Out Loud

2017 – Rock Out Loud

2017 – Steam Literacy Take Home Boxes for Kindergarten

2016 – Rock Out Loud

2014 – Informational Text: Take Home Bags

2010 – Multicultural Education Through the Arts

2009 – Building a Lenape Village

2008 – Building a Lenape Village

2007 – Reading Buddies

2006 – Bringing Dinosaurs to Life ll

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

2005 – Bringing Dinosaurs to Life

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover

2000 – Welcome to the Big Top – Circus Minimus

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Troy Hills School

2018 – Storytelling and Puppets = Amplified Student Voices

2018 – Nintendo Switch Labo Instruments

2017 – Stem Squad Club

2013 – Wild About Reading

2012 – Book a Reading Road Trip

2011 – Microscope Madness

2011 – We’re “Jersey Proud” Readers!

2010 – Everyday Heroes

2010 – iPad: Interactive, Portable, Assistive Devices

2009 – Utilizing Nanos & Flash Drives in the Classroom

2009 – Healthy Body, Healthy Mind – Read!

2008 – Vote for Books: Elect to Read

2007 – The Art of Reading

2007 – Technology Toolkit

2006 – Bravo for Biographies

2006 – Computers for Elementary Circulation

2006 – Sweet Home New Jersey 4th Graders

2005 – Awesome Authors

2005 – Student Stampers

2004 – Tracing Our Roots to America

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover

2003 – A Parady of Poetry

2002 – Big Buddies/Little Buddies

2002 – Digging into Ancient Egypt

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Past Grants Awarded to

Parsippany Secondary Schools

Parsippany High School

2018 – Enhancing Community Based Instruction for Secondary Schools

2017 – Poetry in the ESL Classroom: A Magic Castle of Words

2017 – Tom Paster and the National Champion A Capella Highland Voices Mini-Residency

2017 – Continuing to Enhance Social Skills through Community Exploration

2016 – Science & Math Robotics Club

2016 – Enhancing Social Skills through Community Exploration

2016 – Virtual Reality for the High School Classroom

2015 – Freshman Transition Program

2014 - 3-D Printer for Makerspace in Media Ctr

2014 – Mark Miller Vocal Ensemble Mini-Residency

2014 – Artist in Residence: Edward Lisk

2013 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2013 – The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Mini-Residency

2013 – Enhanced Learning thru Plants

2012 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2011 - Western Wind Vocal Ensemble Mini-Residency & Commission

2011 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2010 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2010 – Boston Brass Mini-Residency

2009 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2009 – Summer Leadership Retreat

2008 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2007 - Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2006 – Rutgers Model Congress

2006 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon


Parsippany Hills High School

2018 – The Gift of Music for PHHS 50th Birthday

2018 – Chipwrecks and Redbots!

2017 – Tom Paster & A Capella Highland Voices Mini-Residency

2016 – Enhancing Social Skills Through Community Exporation

2016 – Artist in Residence: Harvey Pittel Saxophone Quartet

2015 – Artist in Residence: Stephen Melillo, Instrumental Music Program

2015 – Change for Change

2015 – Classroom Library - Sustained Silent Reading

2015 – Physical Education Portable Bluetooth Speaker

2014 – Mark Miller Vocal Ensemble Mini-Residency

2014 – Artist in Residence: Edward Lisk

2013 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2013 – The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Mini-Residency

2012 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2012 – Viking Pop Art Installation

2012 – Mini Residency Dr. Peter L Boonshaft

2011 - Western Wind Vocal Ensemble Mini-Residency & Commission

2011 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2011 – Teaching for Advanced Chemistry

2010 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2009 – Summer Leadership Retreat

2009 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2009 – From Design to the Market Place

2008 – Technology for Chemistry-Pasco GLX

2008 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2007 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

2006 – Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglas

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon

Brooklawn Middle School

2018 – Up All Knight Café

2018 – Enhancing Community Based Instruction for Secondary Schools

2017 – The Man in the Red Bandana

2017 – Tom Paster and the National Champion A Capella Highland Voices Mini-Residency

2017 – Empowering Adolescent Females with the Use of Supportive Activities

2017 – Continuing to Enhance Social Skills through Community Exploration

2015 – Shopping for Success: Part Two

2014 – Mark Miller Vocal Ensemble Mini-Residency

2014 – Robotics Club Start-Up

2013 – Increasing Spanish Proficiency thru Immersion, Music, and Drama

2013 – Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Mini Residency

2011 - Western Wind Vocal Ensemble Mini-Residency & Commission

2011 – Brooklawn Book Club

2010 – Bringing Their Memories to Life

2008 – Use of Technology to Self-Assess Outcomes in Speech Therapy

2008 – Developing French Literacy Through Reading

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover


Central Middle School

2018 – Enhancing Community Based Instruction for Secondary Schools

2017 – Tom Paster & the A Capella Highland Voices Mini-Residency

2017 – Students Give Students Math Knowledge

2017 – National History Day Funding

2017 – “Central’s” Curiosity for Science

2017 – Magic and Mirth in “A Midsummer’s Night Dream”

2017 – Continuing to Enhance Social Skills through Community Exploration

2017 – Empowering Adolescent Females with the Use of Supportive Activities

2016 – Phantasmagorical Fun

2016 – Enhancing Social Skills through Community Exploration

2016 – National History Day Club/Competition

2015 – Artist in Residence: Stephen Melillo, Instrumental Music Program

2015 – National History Day Club/Competition

2015 – Magic & Mischief in a Midsummer Night’s Dream

2015 – CMS School Store

2015 – Enhancing Social Skills through Community Exploration

2014 – Mark Miller Vocal Ensemble Mini-Residency

2014 – Using Bird Feeders to Promote Science for Multiply Disabled

2014 – How Do the Structures of Organisms Contribute to Life’s Functions?

2013 - Hands on Teaching

2013 – Crafting Mind Games

2013 – Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Mini Residency

2012 – Technology Explorer

2011 - Western Wind Vocal Ensemble Mini-Residency & Commission

2011 – Qomo Qclick

2011 – Technology in Hand

2010 – Process to Publication

2009 – Digital Document Cameras

2009 – Notes for All

2008 – Physics Fun with K’Nex

2008 – Math to Go

2007 – Greenscape Garden

2005 – Islamic Art and Geometric Design

2004 – Extreme Media Center Makeover

2004 –Reading Materials for Special Needs Students

1998 – Ed Power Walkathon