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Torrance Education Foundation Awards $50,000 in STEM Grants to Teachers

Posted on Nov 14, 2017

65 Grants to TUSD Teachers for Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering Projects Torrance, CA – $50,000 in grants from Torrance Education Foundation (TEF) will support 65 STEM related learning projects at Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) schools during the 2017-2018 Academic Year. Lead Teachers for each project have just received notification of their grants. Grants support projects at all grade levels from Kindergarten through High School. Applications were open to all teachers in Torrance Unified School District. Grant funds will pay for materials and supplies, competition entry...

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Betty and Ted Lieu named 2017 James R. Armstrong Honorees

Posted on Feb 21, 2017

Award Presentation at 2017 Round Up for Education Dinner on April 1, 2017 Torrance, CA – Torrance Education Foundation (TEF) today announced it will honor U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu and his wife, attorney Betty Lieu, with the James R. Armstrong Community Leadership Award. The award, which honors a community member for extraordinary leadership in support of education and community growth, will be presented to the Lieus as a highlight of the 2017 Round Up for Education Dinner benefiting TEF, to be held on April 1st at the Depot Restaurant, which celebrates educators and educational successes...

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Torrance Education Foundation Awards $39,500 in STEM Grants to Teachers

Posted on Oct 25, 2016

Grants will support 48 Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering Projects for K-12 students Torrance, CA – Torrance Education Foundation (TEF) today announced it has awarded $39,500 in grants for STEM-related learning projects at Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) schools through its third annual round of STEM Initiative Grant Awards. Forty-eight projects in District elementary, middle and high schools will take place in the 2016-2017 Academic Year, involving an estimated 6,000 students. Lead Teachers for each project will this week receive the grant awards through special access...

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Chef Michael Shafer to receive James R. Armstrong Community Leadership Award from Torrance Education Foundation

Posted on Mar 31, 2016

Chef Michael Shafer to receive James R. Armstrong Community Leadership Award from Torrance Education Foundation

Iconic chef and philanthropist to be honored for generosity to education and children Torrance, CA – Torrance Education Foundation (TEF) today announced it will honor Chef Michael Shafer with the James R. Armstrong Community Leadership Award. The award, which honors a community member for extraordinary leadership in support of education and community growth, will be presented to Chef Shafer on April 30th, 2016, as a highlight of the 2016 Round Up for Education Dinner which celebrates educators and educational successes in Torrance. The 2016 Round Up for Education Dinner is open to the...

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Torrance Education Foundation Awards $25,500 in STEM Grants to Teachers

Posted on Nov 12, 2015

31 TUSD Teachers to Launch Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering Projects through annual enrichment support Torrance, CA – Torrance Education Foundation (TEF) today announced it has made $25,500 in grants for STEM related learning projects at Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) schools through its second round of STEM Initiative Grant Awards. Thirty projects in District elementary, middle and high schools will take place in the 2015-2016 Academic Year. Lead Teachers for each project have this week received the grant awards through special access accounts at Torrance Unified School...

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