• Welcome!

    Learn more about how we are shaping the future for our students! Your support can enrich their academic endeavors by supplying innovative tools, resources, and experiences that grow and nurture their skills, interests, and abilities.
> <
  • 1

Mission & Vision

  • Mission & Vision


    The State College Area Education Foundation is committed to enhancing the educational experience of students within the State College Area School District by providing financial support for innovative learning opportunities.



    An enriching educational experience that challenges and inspires every student to reach his or her full potential. 

  • 1

News & More

  • Meet the School Board: An Interview with Penni Fishbaine

    Since December 2009, Penni Fishbaine has served the State College Area School District as a member of its Board of Directors. She was the School Board president during the two years of referendum communications and vote. 

    As a parent of two State High graduates and longstanding member of the State College community, Fishbaine has been involved in the school district for many years on many levels. Fishbaine is also approved to serve as the school board representative on the SCASD Education Foundation board.

    Read about her thoughts and outlook for the district in this… Read More +

  • Spotlight on Mental Health

    Mental health in schools has received a lot of press over the past year. On the university, high school, and even middle and elementary school levels, the floodgates have opened to conversations about continually climbing rates of depression and suicidal ideations. At State High, individuals and groups have banded together to create a space for discussion and have begun brainstorming answers to the question, “How can we help?”

    Read More +
  • When the Student Becomes the Teacher

    Leah Mueller traces her interest in singing back to fourth grade, when she started taking voice lessons. That same year, Mueller was a student at Boalsburg Elementary in David Rockower’s class. Today, she and Rockower are colleagues at Delta Middle School, where Mueller teaches music and theatre.

    Unlike most schools, including those within the district, Delta Middle offers a curricular theatre program, which is funded by a private grant. “We are very fortunate,” said Mueller. “If theatre were available during the school day for all students, it would… Read More +

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19

The State College Area School District Foundation exists to support major fundraising and ongoing development efforts for the district and its nine elementary schools, two middle schools, and high school. Donations to the Foundation directly benefit students by providing an environment in which skills, interests, and abilities can be nurtured and developed to a higher degree than the regular budget permits.