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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|

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|