Spanish Trail Country Club to Host Tee Up For Kids Golf Tournament

LAS VEGAS (May 26, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation’s 16th Annual Tee Up For Kids Charity Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lane.

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun scramble start at 7:30 a.m. Tournament activities include hole-in-one and closest-to-the-pin contests, […]

By | May 26th, 2016|

17th Annual Scholarship Recognition Luncheon

At its Scholarship Recognition Luncheon on May 18 at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, The Public Education Foundation awarded 630 scholarships, totaling more than $1 million – record amounts in both categories – to students seeking a post-secondary education.

Slide 1: Durango High School senior Donna Santos sings the National Anthem during the Scholarship Recognition Luncheon.

Slides 2, 3, […]

By | May 18th, 2016|

Family Learning Completion Ceremony at Las Vegas City Hall

LAS VEGAS (May 17, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation will hold a completion ceremony on Thursday (May 19) at 5:30 p.m. in the Las Vegas City Hall chambers for parents and caregivers who have successfully completed the Foundation’s Family Learning Program.

Clark County School District Chief of Staff Rick Neal, Las Vegas City Director of […]

By | May 17th, 2016|

The Public Education Foundation’s Scholarships Top $1 Million

LAS VEGAS (May 12, 2016) – For the first time ever, The Public Education Foundation will be awarding more than $1 million in a single year through its Scholarship Program to students seeking a post-secondary education. As well as breaking the $1 million ceiling this year, there will be 630 scholarships awarded, the most in […]

By | May 12th, 2016|

Best In Class Award for School Leadership

During the Heart of Education Awards ceremony May 7 at The Smith Center, The Public Education Foundation presented its Best In Class Award for School Leadership and a check for $5,000 to each of five principals,  recognizing high performance, strategic thinking and innovation. (Photos courtesy of Erik Kabik and Geri Kodey.)

Slide 1: The Public Education […]

By | May 11th, 2016|

Bios of Principals Receiving Best In Class Award

Recognizing high performance, strategic thinking and innovation, The Public Education Foundation honored five principals with its Best In Class Award for School Leadership on May 7:

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Debbie Brockett

Debbie Brockett, who has been a distinguished educator for two decades in the Clark County School District, is CCSD’s […]

By | May 10th, 2016|

Five Principals Honored for Excellence and Innovation

LAS VEGAS (May 7, 2016) – Five outstanding Clark County School District principals were the recipients Saturday of The Public Education Foundation’s inaugural Best In Class Award for School Leadership, recognizing high performance, strategic thinking and innovation.

In a surprise presentation during The Heart of Education Awards ceremony at The Smith Center, The Public Education […]

By | May 7th, 2016|

A School Leadership Toolkit for Policymakers

The Center on Reinventing Public Education, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and education reform analyst Eric Lerum have collaborated on developing an online resource, “A Policymaker’s Guide to Improving School Leadership.”

The online policy toolkit is designed to help policymakers consider “what makes a great principal – and how to get more of them in […]

By | May 4th, 2016|