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Connie Skipitares
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connie@svefoundation.org
408-205-8540

Press Release: Silicon Valley Education Foundation Announces Nominations for 2014 STEM Innovation Awards

SAN JOSE, CA. – The Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) announced today that it is accepting nominations for its 4th annual STEM Innovation Awards, inviting the community to submit names of organizations, programs and individuals that inspire students and teachers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Read More

Press Release: SCHOOLS LAUNCH EAST SIDE ALLIANCE - A BOLD NEW MODEL FOR STUDENT SUCCESS

SAN JOSE, CA. – School administrators from San Jose’s East Side Union High School District and its seven elementary feeder districts are joining forces to create a new collaborative model for student success aimed at turning around academic outcomes for some of the county’s lowest-performing students and setting them on a college path. Read More

Press Release: WHERE DO SAN JOSE MAYORAL CANDIDATES STAND ON EDUCATION?

Silicon Valley Education Foundation is hosting a forum to give candidates running for mayor of San Jose an opportunity to present their ideas for bringing our community together to tackle one of the region’s toughest challenges: Education. Read More

Press Release: Silicon Valley Education Foundation Receives $55K from Flextronics Foundation

SAN JOSE, CA. – Providing a big boost to the Silicon Valley Education Foundation’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for underserved youth, the Flextronics Foundation has made a community investment of $55,000 to continue the programs in 2014 and to support an education forum focusing on women in STEM. Read More

Press Release: COMMON CORE FORUM: The Latest in Teacher and School Preparation

Silicon Valley Education Foundation hosts a forum on Common Core State Standards – one of the hottest topics in education today – featuring top educators and policy makers discussing how schools are gearing up for this major shift in education. Read More