Enhancing opportunities for Burrell School District students and residents
The mission of the Foundation is to ensure the highest level of educational innovation supporting students, faculty and staff with community involvement in a partnership of lifetime learning.
Founded in 1999, the Burrell Education Foundation (BEF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding, enriching and enhancing opportunities for Burrell students and residents.
The Foundation is comprised of district educators, parents and members of the community who believe that children are our greatest single resource. The BEF is governed by an independent Board of Directors who oversees the organization’s finances, objectives and activities. The Directors work closely with Burrell School District educators to identify opportunities that will broaden the educational horizon for students and enrich life within the community.
Raise private funds to enhance and expand educational opportunities for our children.
Award grants to teachers for creative and innovative projects which are not funded with the core school budget.
Support education initiatives by student clubs/organizations.
Develop supportive relationships between the schools and community that enrich our children’s education.
Encourage parent, family and community involvement in our schools.
Burrell School District is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex and handicap in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI and Section 504. For information regarding civil rights, grievance procedures, services, activities and facilities that are accessible to and usable by handicapped persons, contact Dr. Matthew Conner, Compliance Coordinator, 1021 Puckety Church Rd., Lower Burrell, PA 15068. Phone: (724) 334-1406.
The official registration and financial information of the Burrell Education Foundation, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within PA, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.