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Elizabethtown Educational Initiative for Innovative Learning

This fund will provide for innovative learning within the Elizabethtown school community with emphasis on, but not limited to, promoting literacy while impacting student learning and enhancing the overall educational experience of the students. The learning initiatives should be proposed by teachers and should help to advance the excellence of the school district’s instructional program with the incorporation of technology, creativity or hands-on involvement.

About the Organization:

Elizabethtown Education FoundationThe Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization that was established to provide a vehicle for individuals and businesses who want to supplement public education in the Elizabethtown Area School District. The foundation secures funding and awards monies to provide supplemental resources that enrich and enhance teaching and learning in the Elizabethtown Area School District and help prepare students for the 21st century. As such, the foundation makes funds available to professional and support staff by awarding educational classroom grants.

Why is an endowment important to your mission?

The Elizabethtown Area School District has earned a reputation as one of the premier school districts in central Pennsylvania. This distinction was attained by creating and sustaining a learning environment that provides a rigorous and relevant curriculum to prepare students for their future in the twenty-first Century workplace. To help the school district offset funding challenges, the Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation was formed with the goal of subsidize educational programs and activities the district is unable to offer because of funding constraints. An endowment helps the district maintain EXCELLENCE in our schools by affording the foundation the opportunity to champion ideas that will accelerate and enhance learning for students.


Elizabeth Area Education Foundation

600 East High Street

Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Phone: 717.367.1521

Email: troy_portser@etownschools.org



This fund is part of the legacy initiative:






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