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    Learn more about how we are shaping the future for our students! Your support can enrich their academic endeavors by supplying innovative tools, resources, and experiences that grow and nurture their skills, interests, and abilities.
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Mission & Vision

  • Mission & Vision


    The State College Area School District Education Foundation is committed to enhancing the educational experience of students within the State College Area School District by providing financial support for innovative learning opportunities.



    An enriching educational experience that challenges and inspires every student to reach his or her full potential. 

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News & More

  • SCASD Elementary Teacher Wins Mathematics Award

    Attitude, creativity and drive have added up to a mathematics award for Radio Park Elementary School teacher Kate Hallinger.

    Hallinger, who teaches fourth grade, recently received the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics New Teacher Award. According to the PCTM, the award recognizes “promising, beginning teachers of mathematics so that they will be encouraged to remain in the profession.”

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  • Making Successful Student Transitions To Middle and High School

    Transitioning from one grade to the next can be quite stressful for all parties involved, whether it’s a fifth grader moving to middle school, or an eighth grader entering high school. Regardless of the specific grade mark that may initiate the shift, there will be major changes in curriculum, student populace, learning environment and overall atmosphere.

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  • Alumna Opera Singer Reflects on Formative SCASD Experiences

    For Julia Wolcott, her activities at SCASD were an opportunity to open up. “I was definitely a late bloomer,” she says. “I was very shy growing up and going into high school. But in seventh grade I had an English class with Mr. Cunningham, and it just ignited a strong interest in me for dissecting stories.” In high school, she threw herself into classes and extracurriculars like Glee Club, Thespians, German, theater and even shot put. “I think those kind of prepared me for what a balancing act… Read More +

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The State College Area School District Foundation exists to support major fundraising and ongoing development efforts for the district and its nine elementary schools, two middle schools, and high school. Donations to the Foundation directly benefit students by providing an environment in which skills, interests, and abilities can be nurtured and developed to a higher degree than the regular budget permits.