‘One School, One Year’

Three recent graduates of The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher Leader Academy presented their findings to help address the issue of student transiency within Clark County School District to members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors on November 17.

The Teacher Leader Academy is a pioneering educational program in Nevada whose mission is to identify the highest-performing […]

By | November 22nd, 2016|

Rick Hess on Autonomy in Schools

Dr. Rick Hess, senior fellow with The Leadership Institute of Nevada, spent time engaging with the Executive Leadership Academy and the Teacher Leader Academy in November.

While working with both executive and teacher leaders on the key components of cage-busting as presented in his books Cage-Busting Leadership and […]

By | November 16th, 2016|

CCSD Students, Teachers and Professional Musicians to Perform Together at The Smith Center on Nov. 30

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 15, 2016) – A Tribute to the Arts Concert Series will present its annual “Holiday Extravaganza” concert at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 30 in The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall. The concert series is a partnership among Clark County School District, The Public Education Foundation and The Smith Center.

“Holiday Extravaganza,” which is sponsored […]

By | November 15th, 2016|

Inside Education Highlights We R Community

We R Community, the teen service-learning initiative of The Public Education Foundation, was profiled by Vegas PBS’ “Inside Education” program on Nov. 1.

Lisa DenBleyker, Director of We R Community, was interviewed by the program’s host, Mitch Truswell.

They discussed how We R Community, which recently kicked off its ninth year, empowers students and helps them make […]

By | November 14th, 2016|

High School Seniors Encouraged to Apply for The Public Education Foundation’s Scholarships

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 2, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation is launching the 23rd year of its Scholarship Program and is urging high school seniors to start the application process now. Last year the Foundation awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to students pursuing a post-secondary education.

Most scholarship application deadlines are February 14, 2017. […]

By | November 2nd, 2016|

High School Seniors Encouraged to Apply for The Public Education Foundation’s Scholarships

 

The Public Education Foundation has launched the 23rd year of its Scholarship Program and is urging high school seniors to start the application process now. Last year the Foundation awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to students pursuing a post-secondary education.

Most scholarship application deadlines are February 14, 2017. Students can visit The Public Education […]

By | November 1st, 2016|