19 Sep

Sparking the Love of Reading

There’s a chill in the air, the days are getting shorter and schools are bustling with students again. For The Educational Partnership Foundation that means the launch of our longest running and well-loved literacy program, Reading… Give it a Shot! to communities across Alberta. Since 1991, or 28 years, this program has been used to […]

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26 Apr

Changing Students’ Lives

Did you know that Alberta has a high school dropout rate of over 10,000 students every year? Or that it is predicted Alberta will experience a shortage of 45,000 skilled trades workers by 2025? The Educational Partnership (TEPF) is helping solve both these issues with our new Trades Careers program. Through the TEPF Trades Careers […]

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11 Mar

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. […]

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23 Nov

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 […]

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15 Nov

TEPF Board Announces New President & CEO

The Educational Partnership Foundation (TEPF) Board is pleased to announce some exciting news.  After a period of just over two months we have new leadership. The board would like to welcome Barb Simic as the new President and CEO of The Educational Partnership Foundation.  Barb brings a drive and passion for the organization and we […]

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08 Nov

Calgary Flames and TEPF partner for memorable visit to Ranchlands School

At 1:30pm on November 1, The Educational Partnership Foundation (TEPF) and Calgary Flames visited a gymnasium packed full of excited students awaiting their hockey heroes at Ranchlands School to reward the school for their participation in Reading…Give it a Shot!  Harvey the Hound was joined by the voice of the Calgary Flames, Beesley, as well […]

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18 Jul

Volunteers needed for 2017 Links & Legends Golf Tournament

We are in need of 12-15 more volunteers for our 16th annual Links & Legends Golf Tournament.  Morning shifts are available from 6:30am-12:30pm, or afternoon shifts from 1:30pm – 6:30pm.  Or feel free to help with both shifts! AM Positions Available Registration Set Up and Monitoring – 3 Volunteers needed – Helping to get golfers […]

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29 Jun

TEPF Presents a Grant to St. Dominic School

The Educational Partnership Foundation visited St. Dominic’s School on Thursday, June 29,2017, to present them with a $500-dollar grant for their Playground Pals Program! This program involves, first hand, both Grade 5 and 6 students, but ultimately engages the whole school. It helps the students develop their collaboration, communication, conflict management and problem-solving skills. The […]

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23 Jun

TEPF Presents a Grant to St. Cecilia School

The Educational Partnership Foundation visited St. Cecilia’s School on Friday, June 23,2017, to present them with a $1,000 dollar grant for their Tower Garden project! Ms. Kruchten introduced a Tower Garden to her grade 4 class to help promote healthy eating and innovative ways to teach in the classroom. The kids were very intrigued and […]

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