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    Thanks to our Event Sponsors who make the Hunt possible!
    Event 2:
    South Hill Cider May 15, 2022
    2-4 PM

    Spell or spectate... just don't miss it!
    Liquid State Brewing Company
    March 5 , 6-8 PM
    Winners: BeeWitched
    Amara Gerarden, Lea Faehndrich,
    Ariana Staff, Sarah Wolfolds
    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.

    IPEI and ICSD superintendent's fund
    Learn more about the Aspiring Educators
    Award Program

    The Aspiring Educators Award Program will recognize select ICSD students who show promise as potential future educators and educational leaders.

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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.
  • The IPEI 2020-2021 Annual Report is available now!

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  • During the 2020-21 year IPEI awarded 29 grants funding 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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      IPEI supports these innovative prpojects with community support.

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