Innovative Education

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

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.

First Tech Robotic Teams Compete in the 2023 League Championships

Carlsbad, California (Feb. 11, 2023) – Carlsbad and Sage Creeks high school's First Tech Challenge Robotics teams competed in their respective League Championships. Sage Creek High School’s four robotics teams competed on Saturday at the Turing League Championship...

CEF Partners with CSUSM To Provide Gifts for ASES Students

 Carlsbad Educational Foundation & Cal State San Marcos Partner to Give Carlsbad Students a Christmas to Remember Carlsbad, California (Dec. 15, 2022) – Kids Care, Carlsbad Educational Foundation's after-school care program, has partnered with California State...

Enhancing quality and choice for Carlsbad Public Schools

Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s $14.5 million investment helps elevate the education in Carlsbad Unified School District When Christine Willis and her family moved to California in 2016, the public school system was last on her list of options for her daughter to...

Self-care for parents & students

By Tora Bueno, Parent in Carlsbad Unified School District It’s challenging in life to push aside frustrations from unmet expectations or unresolved problems and be a consistent, present parent for our children. In the book, The Body Keeps Score, by Bessel Van Der...

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...

CEF 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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