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Turning Teens into Philanthropists

High school students in We R Community, The Public Education Foundation’s service-learning initiative, this year have awarded 46 grants worth a total of $70,000 to local nonprofit organizations.

Launched in 2008, We R Community teaches high school students about community service, philanthropy and volunteerism by incorporating the program into classroom learning and into students’ daily lives.

Students […]

By | April 27th, 2016|

Next Horizon in Leadership Development

The first cohort of the Teacher Leader Academy, modeled after The Public Education Foundation’s successful Executive Leadership Academy, is well underway.

The Teacher Leader Academy is an intensive, year-long leadership experience for high-performing teachers. The Academy allows them to engage with a faculty comprised of the nation’s top practitioners and thought leaders.

The Public Education Foundation’s partners […]

By | April 26th, 2016|

Donor Spotlight: NV Energy

NV Energy, which regards education as one of its pillars of community giving, has partnered with The Public Education Foundation since the nonprofit’s creation more than two decades ago. NV Energy, through its foundation, has been a leader in charitable giving in Nevada for generations.

“The collaboration between the NV Energy Foundation and The […]

By | April 25th, 2016|

Foundation Launches Redesigned, Vibrant Website

The Public Education Foundation is launching a redesigned website that is easier to read, better to navigate, and will have plenty of timely and significant information.

The website has a visually appealing design and is fully responsive, whether you are using a computer, laptop or smartphone. A bold, graphic style […]

By | April 12th, 2016|