Innovative Education

We help teachers bring concepts to life in ways that are not possible inside a classroom.

A Bass for Ava

Ava realized her passion for music when she played on a new bass purchased with a grant from our foundation.

You Rocked It!

Our Gala to Benefit Students was a SUPER big success.

Summer is Here!

Spots are filling up fast in Summer Adventure and our Enrichment Camps.

Full-Day Child Care

Kids Care Summer Adventure is a high-quality, licensed student care available weekdays from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Grades TK – 5

Enrichment Camps

Weeklong enrichment camps for students interested in music, art, robotics, performance, technology, and more.

Grades K – 8

Onsite Child Care

At Every Elementary School

Our onsite before-and-after school programs supplement what’s taught in school with enriching programs, homework club, age-appropriate activities in an intimate setting with licensed staff.

What to Do with Your Kids this Summer (or anytime really)

By Tora Bueno, Parent in Carlsbad Unified School District I listened to Dr. Lisa Damour’s podcast episode, How Should Kids Spend Summer 2022?, and wanted to share her wonderful suggestions. Each of them struck me as evergreen for maintaining good mental health year...

Aviara Oaks Robotics Team is 1st Runner Up

From Linda Dee, Robotics Coordinator POWAY, CA — The  FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Championships were held over the weekend with 100 teams competing from Southern California (LA, Orange County, SD). Carlsbad Unified School District was represented by Armstrongs...

Our Ribbon Cutting and Open House

Commemorative event honors our current and past leadershipCarlsbad, California – Local leaders helped Carlsbad Educational Foundation officially open its new headquarters on Sept. 23 and celebrate its success in granting more than $1 million to schools in the Carlsbad...

Reaching for the Stars and Beyond

In September 2020 the Carlsbad Chamber launched its second annual Rising Star of the Month program to honor local area high school seniors for demonstrating character, integrity, love of learning, involvement in school and community activities and the ability to...

Foundation approves $1 million to support local schools

An upended school year has yet to deter the great schools that are at the foundation of this great community. Students and teachers learned valuable lessons from adversities caused by distance and hybrid learning models. We, at Carlsbad Educational Foundation, learned...

Get to Know CEO Laura Pitts

We asked our new CEO Laura Pitts to answer a few questions for you to get to know her better! Learn where she's from, who inspired her path in leadership, and where you're most likely to find her in Carlsbad.Where are you from and how did you get to Carlsbad? I grew...

Worried About COVID-19 Learning Loss?

Summer program helps kids get back on track Carlsbad, California - Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s summer childcare program for TK- sixth grade students has a revamped curriculum and activity schedule to address concerns that students experienced academic and...

New CEO to Lead Strategic Reorganization and Community Partnerships

Laura Pitts Demonstrated Leadership Style, Effectiveness as Interim CEO Carlsbad, California – Following a nationwide search, Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s board of directors has selected a proven leader in the educational field to serve as its new chief executive...

Summer Adventure & COVID Learning Loss

Carlsbad Kids Care Summer Adventure has increased funds to enhance its full-day program with an elevated academic focus to address COVID learning loss. The Carlsbad Charitable Foundation's $18,372 grant was awarded to help the cause. Funds will be used on curriculum...

FTC Robotics Teams Advance to Regionals, Win Awards

On Monday, March 29, FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics held its San Diego Region Awards Ceremony. Three Sage Creek and two Carlsbad High School robotics teams qualified to compete in the regionals! They also won some other important awards, including the Motivate...

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What to Do with Your Kids this Summer (or anytime really)

By Tora Bueno, Parent in Carlsbad Unified School District I listened to Dr. Lisa Damour’s podcast episode, How Should Kids Spend Summer 2022?, and wanted to share her wonderful suggestions. Each of them struck me as evergreen for maintaining good mental health year...

Aviara Oaks Robotics Team is 1st Runner Up

From Linda Dee, Robotics Coordinator POWAY, CA — The  FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Championships were held over the weekend with 100 teams competing from Southern California (LA, Orange County, SD). Carlsbad Unified School District was represented by Armstrongs...

Our Ribbon Cutting and Open House

Commemorative event honors our current and past leadershipCarlsbad, California – Local leaders helped Carlsbad Educational Foundation officially open its new headquarters on Sept. 23 and celebrate its success in granting more than $1 million to schools in the Carlsbad...

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