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PACE is pleased to share our latest Annual Report for FY 2015-2016. See previous years’ reports below.
May 11, 2017 — Pre-Golf Classic Interview with Co-Chair Joe Dermer in preparation for the 2017 Golf Classic, Friday May 19th @ Cinnabar Hills Golf Club.
Jan. 1, 2017 – PACE School welcomes new leadership team Dr. Naomi Bekitu and Ms Mary Tucker.
Sept. 16, 2016 – On Sunday, September 11th, Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE) held an end of summer Lawn Party in order to raise funds for children and adults living with autism in the San Francisco Bay Area.
April 13, 2016 – PACE has received a generous $10,000 grant from the Intero Foundation, providing PACE School students with a completely updated play and Occupational Therapy space at the PACE School in Santa Clara.
Dec. 14, 2015 – On Monday, January 25th, 2016, Attorneys Michael and Mark Gilfix offered a free seminar on special needs estate planning at the PACE School in Santa Clara.
Nov. 13, 2015– On Sunday, November 8th, supporters of Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE) came together to celebrate the program, which benefits children and adults living with autism in the San Francisco Bay Area. The event was a great success, and the gross numbers show that supporters raised over $92,500 for PACE programs!
June 10, 2015– PACE has received a grant from the Intero Foundation. This grant will provide PACE School students with a sand and water sensory feature for their Occupational Therapy play space.
March 4, 2015– PACE has received an extensive technology grant from HollyRod Foundation. This grant has provided PACE with technology for social, speech, vocational and general educational training of children, teens and young adults with autism.
Feb. 12, 2015– PACE has launched Project Porchlight, an online free-access education series designed for parents and caregivers of people living with autism. The series focuses on education and solutions to help with behavioral changes at home: www.porchlighteducation.org. Porchlight is an easily accessible resource for those who need it, when they need it, and at their own pace. United Way Silicon Valley provided the funding via a community grant.
Feb. 3, 2015– PACE was pleased to receive a $50,000 grant from eASIC Corporation in response to an appeal for playground and occupational therapy equipment for the school. This grant will enable PACE Occupational Therapy staff to better work with students of all abilities.
Oct. 27, 2014– On Saturday, October 25th, generous supporters of Pacific Autism Center for Education came together to celebrate their 25th Anniversary Gala which benefits children and adults living with autism in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Aug. 29, 2014– PACE is pleased to announce new services being offered at Sunny Days Preschool. New offerings for 2014 include Occupational, Speech and Music Therapy classes facilitated by licensed staff. Children do not need to be registered in the preschool program in order to receive these services.
April 25, 2014– PACE hosted its 6th Annual Golf Classic on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club in San Jose. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit PACE programs and services for those living with autism.
Feb. 26, 2014– PACE today announced the receipt of a $102,500 grant from The Sobrato Family Foundation for general operations over a two-year period (through August 2015). This 2:1 Challenge Grant will be used to encourage PACE supporters to join their funds with the Sobrato monies, thereby doubling fundraising efforts.
Dec. 20, 2013– A therapy garden is created for residents of Mahalo House, a PACE group home for adults living with autism. This lovely garden provides a wonderful benefit for the six gentlemen who call Mahalo home.
Dec. 10, 2013– PACE is pleased to announce that the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce has named them Member of the Month for December, 2013.
The Pacific Autism Center for Education Press Kit gives our agency overview, Board member and executive staff lists, and a detailed description of the PACE Model. If you’d like to print a copy, you can download it here: PACE Press Kit 2017.
Our brochure offers an overview of PACE services and examines our core values: “Connect, Support, Educate.” If you’d like to print a copy, you can download it here: PACE Brochure.
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