About PELF

The Pennsylvania Educational Leadership Foundation (PELF) is the foundation of the Pennsylvania Principals Association.

On January 8, 1998, the Pennsylvania Educational Leadership Foundation (PELF) received approval from the Internal Revenue Service to operate as a public charity dedicated to educational pursuits under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.

Incorporated in Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Associations of Elementary and Secondary School Principals (PAESSP), the Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.

The Foundation will support public education’s role in our nation’s and Pennsylvania’s future. In particular, the Foundation will advance public education in the field of educational administration and teaching. Research and relevant professional development programs are offered to administrators throughout the Commonwealth. The Foundation will create programs to both identify and train candidates for educational administration positions who have a high potential for success.

As a charitable organization serving the public interest, the Foundation will solicit appropriate grants and tax deductible contributions to fund the activities of the Foundation.

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Invest In Your Future

Your tax-deductible contribution to PELF benefits you, your colleagues and the profession of educational administration in at least five ways:

  1. Providing practitioner-driven research.
  2. Providing scholarships to principal-selected deserving students.
  3. Providing specific topic publications to the public and education community.
  4. Defraying the costs of continuing professional development for educational leaders.
  5. Promoting and enhancing the role and image of the principal.

Dr. Eric C. Eshbach
Executive Director, PA Principals Association
President, PELF

122 Valley Road
Enola, PA 17025

(717) 732-4999 (T)
(717) 732-4890 (F)