Paterson Education Fund

Paterson Education Fund [PEF] activates students, parents, community members, and schools to adopt winning strategies for teaching and learning. PEF’s critical investments expand educators’ and families’ vision of what Paterson children can do.




“Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there.”
-Bernice Fitz-Gibbon


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Get them ready for a great future! Support, Monitor and Advocate for your child!

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Calling All Advocates


Let’s build new schools! This is School 14 on its 126th birthday, one of 12 Paterson schools over 100 years old. This fall, School 12 turns 100.

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With Our Schools

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Whether it’s Paterson Reads, Informal Science, the 50 Book Club or Community Schools, we’re there.

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