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Jason Kamras on Leadership

Jason Kamras, Chief of Instructional Practice for the District of Columbia Public Schools, is one of the nation’s most innovative education leaders.

Earlier this month, Kamras worked with leaders in the current cohort of The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy.

During a break in one of the classes, Kamras took a moment to discuss the […]

By | 2016-12-19T10:56:18-08:00 December 9th, 2016|

Sands Education Council to Empower Leaders

On Nov. 30, the Sands Education Council – a partnership comprised of Las Vegas Sands, The Public Education Foundation, Teach For America–Las Vegas Valley and Nevada Succeeds – announced its plan to provide 21st century site-based leadership training in the Clark County School District.

Las Vegas Sands is funding the initial phase of this training to The […]

By | 2016-12-02T08:50:28-08:00 December 2nd, 2016|

Student Artwork Chosen for Holiday Card

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The Public Education Foundation has selected artwork from Henry Shi, a junior at West Career & Technical Academy, to grace the cover of the Foundation’s holiday card this year (seen above).

The Foundation was looking for compelling artwork to inspire hope this holiday season, and it established the […]

By | 2017-01-10T09:54:43-08:00 December 1st, 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 | 2016-11-14T13:05:55-08:00 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 | 2016-11-14T11:34:53-08:00 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 | 2016-11-01T15:55:42-07:00 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 | 2016-11-01T15:49:31-07:00 November 1st, 2016|

Board of Directors Conducts Re-election and Elects New Members

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 13, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation’s Board of Directors elected three new board members and re-elected 20 members during its annual board meeting today.

New board members elected for two-year terms are Donald Bowman, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas; Adam Bult, a shareholder in the Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck law […]

By | 2016-12-02T09:16:14-08:00 October 13th, 2016|

Foundation Kicks Off 9th Year of We R Community

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 28, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation held a workshop today to kick off the ninth year of We R Community, the Foundation’s service-learning initiative that aims to turn teens into philanthropists. More than 100 students, teachers and administrators from high schools participating in this year’s program attended the gathering at Las […]

By | 2016-09-28T15:48:21-07:00 September 28th, 2016|

Education Hero Award Gala raises about $600,000

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 25, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation raised about $600,000 at its annual Education Hero Award Gala at the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas on Sept. 24. More than 450 guests attended the gala honoring leaders who have made outstanding contributions to education and the community.

The Foundation honored Kirk V. Clausen and Wells […]

By | 2016-09-25T14:01:32-07:00 September 25th, 2016|