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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 | 2016-05-11T14:38:12-07:00 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 | 2016-05-11T09:01:08-07:00 May 11th, 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 | 2016-05-09T08:32:09-07:00 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 | 2016-05-04T14:37:01-07:00 May 4th, 2016|

Getting Much-Needed Supplies to Teachers, Students

The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher EXCHANGE® continues to successfully serve teachers in providing essential classroom supplies and enhancing the learning environment for students.

In February, the Teacher EXCHANGE distributed Yoobi classroom packs to 102 elementary schools with at least 75 percent free and reduced lunch student eligibility.

More than 52,000 students and 2,500 teachers are enjoying this […]

By | 2016-05-03T14:53:43-07:00 May 3rd, 2016|

Myra Greenspun Teacher Excellence Award Presented to Stacey Johnston

LAS VEGAS (May 3, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation honored Las Vegas Academy of the Arts English teacher Stacey Johnston with the Myra Greenspun Teacher Excellence Award on Tuesday.

The award, which was established in 2008 by community leader Myra Greenspun, recognizes an exemplary public school teacher who is successful in using innovative teaching strategies […]

By | 2017-01-10T09:54:43-08:00 May 3rd, 2016|

Donor Spotlight: NV Energy

NV Energy, which regards education as one of its pillars of community giving, has partnered with The Public Education Foundation since the nonprofit’s creation more than two decades ago. NV Energy, through its foundation, has been a leader in charitable giving in Nevada for generations.

“The collaboration between the NV Energy Foundation and The […]

By | 2017-01-10T09:54:43-08:00 April 25th, 2016|

‘Culinary Collision’ Features CCSD’s Top Student Chefs

LAS VEGAS (April 25, 2016) – On Wednesday, April 27, Clark County School District culinary students will square off in “Culinary Collision” at Whole Foods Market’s Town Square location, spotlighting the 5% Day at Whole Foods Market’s Town Square and Henderson stores.

The Public Education Foundation is partnering with Whole Foods Market in Town Square and […]

By | 2016-04-25T20:02:09-07:00 April 25th, 2016|

Foundation Launches Redesigned, Vibrant Website

The Public Education Foundation is launching a redesigned website that is easier to read, better to navigate, and will have plenty of timely and significant information.

The website has a visually appealing design and is fully responsive, whether you are using a computer, laptop or smartphone. A bold, graphic style […]

By | 2016-04-25T20:03:58-07:00 April 12th, 2016|