Aviara Oaks Robotics Team is 1st Runner Up

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...

Our Ribbon Cutting and Open House

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...

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...

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...

Get to Know CEO Laura Pitts

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...

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...

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...

Art Supplies Fully-Funded for Students

At the end of December, art teachers faced a hard reality. The money needed to supply individual art packs to students had run out - and there were still six months left in the school year! For a student, like sophomore Catherine Laube (shown in...

How to Help Local Schools During Covid-19

How to Help Local Schools During Covid-19 Our community of students, teachers and parents are facing unprecedent challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic, leading many Carlsbad residents to ask, “How can I help?” The Carlsbad Educational Foundation...

Adapting & Innovating to #MoveForwardTogether

Adapting & Innovating to #MoveForwardTogether

School closures and the plan to begin our school year with distance learning impacts everyone in our community. The new reality challenges us to rethink the way we live, work, play and learn as we adapt to evolving COVID-19 guidelines for our...

Our Commitment to You During School Closures from Covid-19

Hello to Our Carlsbad School Community, It is hard to believe how different our lives look today compared to just one week ago.  We recognize the disappointment and stress that looms large in our community. It’s not easy to talk to...

Great Schools are at the Foundation of Great Communities

Great Schools are at the Foundation of Great Communities

The Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) is ranked the fourth best school district in San Diego County. The Niche ranking, factored from U.S. Department of Education data, includes state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, teacher...

Carlsbad Educational Foundation Ramping Up for Donor Drive

The Carlsbad Educational Foundation hosts its 10th annual Carols of Carlsbad on Dec. 1 and is currently in the midst of its annual Star membership drive, which runs through Dec. 31, to raise money to fund numerous programs for Carlsbad Unified...