Who We Are

The Education Foundation of the Summit is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization with an all-volunteer group of parents....

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Our Work

Education Foundation of the Summit provides outreach, leadership, creativity, and funding for programs that are beyond the current scope and means of the Summit School District....

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How to Help

A gift of any size can make a real difference in the educational experience of Summit students. Money, volunteer time, etc....

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Summit High and Snowy Peaks Graduates

By EFS | May 23, 2017

Education Foundation of the Summit would like to congratulate seniors at Snowy Peaks High (SPHS) and Summit High School (SHS). Snowy Peaks’ big day is Thursday, May 25 and Summit High School graduates Saturday, May 27. Many graduates will attend colleges both in- and out-of-state including Columbia, Dartmouth, Duke, Yale, University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado…

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EFS Launches New Web Site

By EFS | May 16, 2017

Education Foundation of the Summit has a new web site, helping us tell our story and connect more with the community. We asked Brad Piehl, chairperson, what he likes the most about the new site. “The videos depicting some projects we’ve funded, because they celebrate teacher creativity and hard work. Also, I believe everyone who’s…

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New Innovative Teaching Grant Cycle

By EFS | May 15, 2017

Education Foundation of the Summit is changing the Eileen Finkel Innovative Teaching Awards by streamlining the process to one grant application per school year. The application window begins May 15. Application Window: May 15 – September 15 Awards Announced:   October 1 The Innovative Teaching Awards were created to provide teachers with funding to bring their innovative and creative projects to life. Past…

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What They're Saying About Education Foundation of the Summit...

The Education Foundation of the Summit is the reason I have completely transformed my 7th grade classroom into the student directed, engaging, exciting, forward-thinking, problem-solving, and technology-based science classroom.

-Brenda Thompson-Leffler, Summit Middle School 7th Grade Science


Education Foundation of the Summit supports Summit School District through a variety of fundraising and grant giving opportunities; and most importantly, they provide gifts of time and talent when our schools and children need help most.

-Julie McCluskie, Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Thanks to the ambition and enthusiasm of the members of the Education Foundation of the Summit, we have partners at the ready to help us expand and implement successful educational programs.

-Dr. Heidi Pace, Superintendent 2011-2016

The Eileen Finkel Innovative Teaching Grants allow our teachers to get creative and go above and beyond the traditional classroom setting.

-Margaret Carlson, President, Summit School District Board of Education