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Gala Raises More Than $500,000 to Support Work of the Foundation

The Public Education Foundation raised more than $500,000 at its Education Hero Award Gala at the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas on Saturday. Four hundred and fifty guests attended the gala to celebrate the outstanding contributions of three distinguished Nevadans.

The Foundation honored Michael J. Brown and Barrick Gold Corporation with its prestigious Education Hero Award. Hall […]

By | 2017-09-23T23:02:20-07:00 September 23rd, 2017|

Education Hero Award Gala on Saturday

The Public Education Foundation will honor Michael J. Brown and Barrick Gold Corporation with its Education Hero Award, Hall of Fame boxing referee Richard Steele with its Champion of Children Award and Senator Debbie Smith (posthumous) with its Lifetime Education Achievement Award at its annual Education Hero Award Gala at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. […]

By | 2017-09-20T08:39:58-07:00 September 19th, 2017|

Jan Jones Blackhurst Elected Chairwoman

The Public Education Foundation (PEF) Board of Directors elected Jan Jones Blackhurst as the nonprofit’s Board Chairwoman at its annual meeting on Thursday, Aug. 31. Sig Rogich, who had been Chairman of the Board since 1997, will serve as Chairman Emeritus.

Now celebrating 25-plus years of service, the groundbreaking nonprofit organization serves as a hands-on think […]

By | 2017-08-31T12:25:20-07:00 August 31st, 2017|

Teachers Shop for Classroom Supplies

The Teacher EXCHANGE officially opened its doors July 11 to public school teachers, giving them a head-start to shop for classroom supplies for the upcoming school year that begins Aug. 14.

Channels 8 and 5 carried live coverage on their July 11 morning news shows, learning more about the store’s value from Stavan Corbett, the Senior […]

By | 2017-07-18T08:58:57-07:00 July 18th, 2017|

Getting Ready for the New School Year

An essential stop for public school teachers, who are gathering classroom supplies for the school year, is The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher EXCHANGE.

The Teacher EXCHANGE – a year-round resource center for public school teachers that can save them hundreds of dollars annually in out-of-pocket expenses for classroom supplies – officially opens July 11 for the […]

By | 2017-07-07T13:44:15-07:00 July 10th, 2017|

A Good Summer Read

The latest issue of Impact, the newsletter of The Public Education Foundation, is now available.

Click here to read the newsletter and learn more about …

  • our leadership training programs receiving a major boost from the State of Nevada;
  • another record-setting year for our Scholarship Program;
  • more than 100 parents successfully completing our Family Learning […]
By | 2017-08-09T10:26:57-07:00 June 15th, 2017|

School Climate and Equity

Ryan J. Smith is Executive Director of The Education Trust–West, a research and advocacy organization focused on educational justice and the high academic achievement of all California students, particularly those of color and living in poverty.

Recently, during a session at The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy, Smith had participants identify ways in which data […]

By | 2017-06-14T16:33:01-07:00 June 14th, 2017|

2017 Education Hero Award Gala

The Public Education Foundation will honor Michael J. Brown and Barrick Gold Corporation with its Education Hero Award, Hall of Fame boxing referee Richard Steele with its Champion of Children Award and Senator Debbie Smith (posthumous) with its Lifetime Education Achievement Award at its annual Education Hero Award Gala on Sept. 23 at the Mandarin […]

By | 2017-06-13T11:42:48-07:00 June 13th, 2017|

Governor Signs SB155 Into Law, Providing Up To $1 Million For The Foundation’s Leadership Training Programs

Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law Thursday Senate Bill 155, introduced by state Sen. Patricia Farley, that will provide up to $1 million in matching funds over the next two years for The Public Education Foundation’s leadership training programs.

The Public Education Foundation’s Leadership Institute of Nevada is teaching the leadership of public schools – at […]

By | 2017-06-09T10:55:45-07:00 June 9th, 2017|

Tee Up For Kids Charity Golf Tournament

The Public Education Foundation’s 17th annual Tee Up For Kids Charity Golf Tournament will be held June 8 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 closest-to-the-pin contests, tee prizes, trophies for first and second place, and an […]

By | 2017-06-01T11:53:59-07:00 June 1st, 2017|