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    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.
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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. 

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News & More

  • Empowering Students to Make the Best Personal Choice

    Counselors Encourage Students to Apply to "Right" Schools

    With a large pool of above-average students in the academically-competitive State High, the district yields many candidates for elite colleges and universities.

    But is a student’s dream school always the right one?

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  • From Spirited Student to American Hero

    SCASD Remembers Bill Cahir Through Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Everyone who knew Bill Cahir always knew he would do special things in his life. From his humble beginnings at State High to his final days as an American hero, Cahir lived up to his reputation.

    Cahir was born in Bellefonte in 1968 to parents John and Mary Anne Cahir, and was raised in State College.

    “He was a very kind person,” said John. “Of all of our four children, he was by far the first to give up… Read More +

  • From the Executive Director: Introducing the Foundation Board

    As Executive Director of the State College Area School District Education Foundation, I am pleased and thankful to introduce our inaugural board members. Each member brings a valuable and distinct set of experiences and perspectives that will help immensely as we grow the foundation.

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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.