• Giving is Gorges - 2019
    Thank you to everyone who donated and help share our story for #GivingisGorges!
    New Special Fund
    Read about the Aspiring Educators Award Program
    Connecting the ICSD Superintendent's Office and IPEI
    Connecting Elementary Schools
    & the Discovery Trail
    Kids Discover the Trail!

    Connecting kids and their learning to the rich experiences available through one of the eight Discovery Trail organizations.

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  • Connecting School and Community

    Ithaca Public Education Initiative believes the education of every student in the Ithaca City School District is enhanced through community connections and support.
  • Our 2018-2019 Annual Report is now available.

  • A To see annual reports from previous years check out the annual report archive.

  • During 2018-19 IPEI awarded 42 Grants totaling $45,450 in funding for innovative education

    • Teacher Grants

      Teacher Grants provide up to $1,500 for projects that fund teachers’ great ideas involving community partners and aligning with state learning standards.

    • Red and Gold Grants

      Red and Gold Grants are one-time awards of up to $500 to teachers, staff, students or community members for projects that strengthen and enrich learning and have a positive impact on student engagement.

    • Connecting Classrooms Grants

      Connecting Classrooms Grants encourage partnerships within and across Ithaca schools.

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