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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|

In Remembrance of Thalia Dondero

All of Southern Nevada lost a pioneering leader over the weekend with the passing of Thalia Dondero, and The Public Education Foundation lost a dear friend who contributed greatly to public education and the success of our nonprofit organization.

Thalia and her husband Harvey, a teacher who later would become a principal and a central office […]

By | 2017-01-10T09:54:43-08:00 September 7th, 2016|

Investing in a Leader

Editor’s note: The Public Education Foundation helps transform the lives of Nevadans in many ways. In this article, we report on Ivon Padilla-Rodriguez’s incredible journey.

By Taylor Tyrell

Ivón Padilla-Rodriguez endured tough times during high school, including being homeless for awhile, but that didn’t deter her. Not only was she the first person in her family to […]

By | 2017-01-10T09:54:43-08:00 July 29th, 2016|

Teacher EXCHANGE Opens for New School Year

The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher EXCHANGE – an important re-use, repurpose and surplus school supply/material resource center for teachers in the Clark County School District (CCSD) – opens for the new school year today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its location at 4350 S. Maryland Parkway.

CCSD teachers and teachers from charter schools sponsored […]

By | 2016-07-19T08:10:44-07:00 July 19th, 2016|

Hot Off The Press

The first issue of The Public Education Foundation’s newsletter, Impact, is now available. Click here to read it.

Impact will brief readers about developments of The Public Education Foundation’s initiatives that seek to bring about transformational change in teaching, learning and education leadership.

By | 2016-06-22T10:30:34-07:00 June 22nd, 2016|

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 | 2016-05-26T15:47:17-07:00 May 26th, 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 | 2016-05-17T20:05:56-07:00 May 17th, 2016|