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The semiannual PACESetter newsletter provides information on Pacific Autism Center for Education programs and services. If you have story suggestions, requests, or feedback, email email hidden; JavaScript is required.

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PACESetter 16:2, Fall 2017
PACESetter 16:1, Spring 2017
PACESetter 15:2, Fall 2016
PACESetter 15:1, Spring 2016
PACESetter 14:2, Fall 2015
PACESetter 14:1, Spring 2015
PACESetter 13:2, Fall 2014
PACESetter 13:1, Spring 2014
PACESetter 12:1, Fall 2013
PACESetter 11:1, Spring 2012
PACESetter 10:2, Fall 2011
PACESetter 10:1, Spring 2011
PACESetter 9:2, Fall 2010
PACESetter 9:1, Spring 2010
PACESetter 8:2, Fall 2009
PACESetter 8:1, Spring 2009
PACESetter 7:2, Fall 2008

PACE is pleased to share our latest Annual Report for FY 2015-2016. See previous years’ reports below.

FY 2015-2016 Annual Report

FY 2014-2015 Annual Report

FY 2013-2014 Annual Report

FY 2012-2013 Annual Report

FY 2011-2012 Newsletter and Supporter Honor Roll

PACE Tapas & Tunes Event, November 11, 2017

November 11, 2017 — PACE ‘Raises the Roof’ with Breathtaking Flamenco Dancing to Benefit the Sunny Days Preschool Renovation

PACE Partnership, September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — PACE Announces Partnership with FreeWill

PACE Preschool Renovation, August 14, 2017

August 14, 2017 — PACE Receives $15k Grant from Intero Real Estate Foundation, with a special thanks to Nisha Sharma, to fund Phase 1 of the Sunny Days Preschool Renovation Project.

PACE Golf Classic, May 25, 2017

May 19, 2017 — Golf Classic wrap up written by Sarah Berning discussing the day’s events.

PACE Golf Classic Interview with Joe Dermer

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.

PACE Leadership

Jan. 1, 2017 — PACE School welcomes new leadership team Dr. Naomi Bekitu and Ms. Mary Tucker.

Wrap on PACE Lawn Party, Sept. 11, 2016

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.

PACE Awarded Grant from the Intero Foundation

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.

Gilfix & La Poll Offers Free Seminar for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Jan. 25, 2016

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.

PACE “Tapas & Tunes at the Triton” Event un Suceso!

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!

PACE Awarded Grant from the Intero Foundation

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.

PACE Receives Technology Grant from HollyRod Foundation

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.

PACE Launches Free, Online Autism Education Series, Project Porchlight

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: 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.

PACE Receives $50,000 Grant from eASIC Corporation

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.

PACE Gala Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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.

Sunny Days Preschool Offering New Programs

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.

PACE Hosts 6th Annual Golf Tournament

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.

PACE Receives $102,500 Challenge Grant from The Sobrato Family Foundation

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.

A Therapy Garden is Designed for Mahalo House

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.

The Santa Clara Chamber Names PACE Member of the Month!

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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