About The SBEF: Sobrato Early Academic Language Program

In addition to music and STEM enrichment programs, SEAL is another initiative the San Bruno Education Foundation has funded. Last year, the SBEF and District launched a new Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL) program to help address the significant obstacles faced by our youngest English learners.   With a generous $166,000 Strategic Grant from the San Bruno Community Foundation, the SBEF …

FAQ #4: Where Does SBEF Get Its Funding?

Time for some more FAQ’s about the San Bruno Education Foundation! Question #4: Where does the San Bruno Education Foundation get the money to fund these academic enrichment programs? Answer: As you can see from the pie chart, the SBEF has done an excellent job of securing grants to support enrichment programs like STEM, music and arts at San Bruno …

About The SBEF: STEM Initiatives

We’ve told you about the music education programs we support, but did you know the San Bruno Education Foundation also funds Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) enrichment programs? We’ve previously sponsored afterschool coding clubs for 3rd–5th graders across the District, as well as professional development programs to show our teachers how to bring the latest STEM teaching methods into …

About The SBEF: What Programs We Support

Now that you’ve met our Board members through our “Meet Our Board” series, learn more about what we do!  Here’s the programs for San Bruno students the SBEF currently funds: Music education for students, from transitional kindergarten/kindergarten to 8th grade Science fairs at elementary schools and Parkside Intermediate Professional development for teachers in the latest STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & …

Meet Our Board: Alexis Petru

New Year, new Board member! Alexis Petru is our newest Board member, joining the San Bruno Education Foundation Board in December 2019. She spent much of last year as a volunteer for SBEF, doing grant writing, social media and other outreach. Alexis moved to San Bruno in 2007 and was immediately impressed by the “City with a Heart’s” sense of …

Meet Our Board: Andriana Shea

Andriana Shea is a San Bruno native who joined the Board of the San Bruno Education Foundation in late 2018. With a background in sales and marketing, Andriana led the SBEF’s rebranding efforts in the last year and developed a communication plan aimed at strengthening our relationship with the community and school families. Andriana volunteers with the SBEF because she …

Meet Our Board: Steven Rose

Steven Rose has been volunteering with the San Bruno Education Foundation since 2014. First he joined as webmaster, then joined the Board in 2015 as Vice President and later transitioned to Secretary, a role he has filled for the past two years. Steven is responsible for carrying out critical behind-the-scenes work for the SBEF. One of his early accomplishments was …

San Bruno Kindergarten/TK Information Night – Jan. 14

How do you register for kindergarten in San Bruno? What is the kindergarten experience like? Does your child qualify for the school district’s transitional kindergarten or preschool programs? Staff from San Bruno Park School District will answer all these questions and more at the San Bruno Kindergarten/TK Information Night – open to all parents in San Bruno. The Info Night …

We Exceeded Our Giving Tuesday Goals!

Giving Tuesday Update: The numbers are in, and it’s official: We exceeded our goal of raising $20,000 for STEM education at San Bruno schools!  Thanks to corporate sponsors and donors like you, our #GivingSchoolsDay campaign raised $20,589.22. Every penny raised will pay for professional education to equip our elementary schools teachers with cutting-edge STEM teaching methods, as well as critical …