Thank You, Cleo Howe

Last week, The Educational Partnership Foundation (TEPF) team wished a very special person a happy retirement. Joining the organization nearly five years ago in January 2018, Cleo Howe, has been instrumental on the tremendous growth and sustainability of our charity. After celebrating her effort over the years and presenting her with her very own TEPF […]

Fall Edition: TEPFnews

In case you missed it, earlier this month we shared the Fall edition of TEPFnews! Read the edition below, or open the newsletter in a new tab by clicking the link here. Feedback or suggestions? Send them to! I am thrilled to bring the second edition of TEPFnews to you! The Educational Partnership Foundation (TEPF) looks […]

Welcome to the First Edition of TEPFnews

Last month, we launched our newsletter, TEPFnews! Read the first edition below, or open the newsletter in a new tab by clicking the link here. Any feedback or content suggestions? Send them to! Message from President & CEO, Barb Simic I am so excited to bring the first edition of TEPFnews to you! As The […]

New Partnership with Life Support Mental Health!

Life Support Mental Health Inc. (“Life Support”), a technology company focused on developing tools to assess and triage mental wellness, is pleased to announce a new charitable partnership with The Educational Partnership Foundation(“TEPF”), a registered not-for-profit organization founded in 1991 to provide learning and career development opportunities for Alberta youth. Through this partnership, Life Support will […]

Record Impact During Our 30th Year!

We have all heard the bad news about the Alberta economy as well as the challenges the non-profit sector is facing in during the pandemic. In fact, Alberta currently has the second highest unemployment rate in Canada. Unfortunately, donations have declined for 75% of Canadian charities with an average reported revenue loss of 43% according […]

Stepping Up and Succeeding During a Pandemic

This year, Alberta faced the perfect storm with a struggling economy which was further impacted by a pandemic. With so many changes and challenges, we faced a great deal of uncertainty about the best ways to deliver our programs. In March, schools were shut down and classes closed but we knew for certain our programs […]

Fundraising During a Pandemic is Not Easy!

The last few months have meant many changes to our organization that have impacted our ability to host our 19th Legends for Learners Charity Golf Tournament.  While we postponed our tournament date, we faced the difficult news that hosting a live golf tournament is not possible during a pandemic. “Not being able to hold our […]

COVID 19 and Us

May 4, 2020 While we all are doing our best to stay in isolation and manage the current reality, The Educational Partnership has adjusted to immediate COVID 19 needs. We are continuing to deliver our literacy program which has served to increase reading levels for over 20 years. Unfortunately, due to the economic downturn some […]

The Future Looks Bright

Calgary, AB – A year can make a big difference. Throughout 2018, The Educational Partnership Foundation (TEPF) worked diligently on expanding its programs and reach in order to serve teachers and students across Alberta. “We have made many positive changes as we move toward our province-wide expansion,” says Barb Simic, President and CEO of TEPF. […]

TEPF Presents a cheque to St. Francis High School

Calgary, AB- Students at St. Francis High School have an urge to make this world a better place.  Starting in November 2017, these students have a number of activities planned around the Calgary area to bring awareness to many social justice issues, all spearheaded by their teacher, Miss Anna Ponce. These activities are going to […]