In honor of Mrs. Fitzgerald, her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Rodney and Margo Fitzgerald, have established the annual “Lillie F. Fitzgerald Excellence in Teaching Award.” Lillie Frank Fitzgerald taught English and speech at Bradley County High School for 37 years. She was passionate about teaching, instilling into each student a love of learning and a…

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BCPEF, much like everyone, has navigated a challenging year, yet our grant process remains consistent.  Have you ever wondered how Bradley County and Cleveland City Schools receive funding from BCPEF?  There are two categories of grants  BCPEF manages: Major Grants and Teacher Grants.  Major Grants support major initiatives that address school wide or system goals…

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In 2016 EDGE Billboards, BCPEF and art teachers collaborated to publicly display the artistry and talent of local public school students.  As a result, the artists themselves, proud parents, teachers and the general public have been treated to billboards decorated  with images of the season or other artistic themes.  ArtSmart, the creative initiative of Key…

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Did you notice the rolling numbers as you opened our website? Did you realize that since 2004, BCPEF has raised 4.6 million dollars from private donors investing in innovative and strategically targeted programs and projects in the 2 local public school systems?  Why does BCPEF provide financial support for the Bradley County and Cleveland City…

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The path to learning has changed and educators have expanded their understanding and accommodations for diverse learning styles and needs of students across the country.  Here in our community, Cleveland High School has enthusiastically embraced these changes.  Through participation in the CHS STEMulation Lab, learners experience hands-on instruction across a broad range of subjects such…

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