Supporting educational innovation and excellence in the

Lucia Mar School District.


The Foundation for Innovation identifies and supports the most promising and innovative programs and practices that will allow our students to master 21st Century Learning Skills. We work in partnership with the district to create programs and practices of excellence that are innovative, high-impact, and results-oriented. We provide additional resources to ensure opportunities in STEM, arts, hands-on learning, and other 21st Century skills, including projects such as:

  • Art in Motion
  • Grover Beach - International Baccalaureate
  • Central Coast New Tech High
  • Robotics
  • MakerSpace
  • Destination Imagination



21st Century Skills

Innovation, Imagination and Creativity
Global Awareness and Second Languages
Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
Teamwork, Collaboration and Cooperation

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Schools are places of excellence where our children learn the skills to be successful in the 21st century.

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