Join us on Sunday, September 22, 2019 for the annual Lemon Run presented by the Goleta Education Foundation. Our 10K (Grand Prix), 5K (Junior Grand Prix), and family-friendly 1K offer something for everyone! Held at beautiful Goleta Beach Park, our races are on the flat and fast Obern Trail bike path and are perfect for… Read More
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Congratulations to Amanda Fox, Goleta’s Finest Education Professional of the Year! Amanda is a school psychologist at Foothill and Goleta Family School in the Goleta Union School District (GUSD). Her kind, patient, and compassionate demeanor touches the lives of many students, staff, and families, and has for years. She is most famous for her “lunch… Read More
The Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara gave grants totaling $535,000 to seven local nonprofit agencies at its 14th annual Presentation of Grants reception. Goleta Education Foundation received $50,000 to expand a District program to respond to disruptive classroom behavior for 3-5 year olds in the Goleta Union School District. Click here to view the Women’s Fund press release.
With great pride, GEF congratulates Lisa Rivas, recipient of the 2017 Goleta’s Finest Volunteer of the Year award. As president of GEF, Lisa’s tireless efforts, vision, and transformational energy have guided this organization to greater success than ever. Lisa does more than lead GEF. In her service to the community, she serves on board of… Read More
The Goleta Education Foundation (GEF) would like to thank our community for making the 2017 Lemon Run our most successful ever. We had over 100 more participants than last year, with the winners taking home fantastic prizes like season passes for UCSB Men’s and Women’s Soccer games, free paddle board rentals, admission to MOXI, and… Read More