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Homegrown Talent: Making a Difference Together

People are the lifeblood of any thriving and successful organization. They are the driving force behind its impact and the spirit that guides its mission.

At The Public Education Foundation, we firmly believe in attracting a diversity of talent — with different experiences, perspectives and values. When we sit around a table, we invite […]

By | 2017-10-17T09:33:34-07:00 October 16th, 2017|

2017 Education Hero Award

The prestigious Education Hero Award recognizes individuals who have made significant civic and

charitable contributions impacting public education in Southern Nevada. Each honoree has demonstrated

extraordinary concern for our community and our future and is dedicated to the advancement of improved

educational opportunities for all. Their steadfast commitment and unwavering service to our children

By | 2017-10-16T16:31:06-07:00 October 16th, 2017|

2017 Champion of Children Award

The Champion of Children Award, created in 2009, is presented to an individual dedicated
to supporting children and championing children’s issues. This honor recognizes a special
person whose dedication and passion serves to inspire others to become more involved in
shaping our children’s future.

By | 2017-10-16T16:28:10-07:00 October 16th, 2017|

2017 Lifetime Education Achievement Award

The Lifetime Education Achievement Award is presented by The Public Education Foundation to
individuals whose lifetime achievements are truly extraordinary. Recipients have given generously and
worked tirelessly as advocates for quality public education and greater educational opportunities for
all children. This award is bestowed upon special individuals whose dedication and determination
serve to inspire each of us to become […]

By | 2017-10-16T16:26:10-07:00 October 16th, 2017|

Scholarship Recognition Luncheon

The Public Education Foundation awarded more than $1.3 million through its Scholarship Program to students seeking a post-secondary education – its largest amount ever in a single year. There were 660 scholarships awarded this year, the most in the program’s history, to 450 students.

The Foundation celebrated the achievements of the recipients and honored the contributions […]

By | 2017-05-19T14:08:08-07:00 May 19th, 2017|

Family Learning Program’s Completion Ceremony

The Public Education Foundation held a ceremony May 16 in the Lowden Theater at Las Vegas Academy to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 100 parents and caregivers who successfully completed The Public Education Foundation’s Family Learning Program.

The Public Education Foundation’s President & CEO, Judi Steele, was joined by School Board Trustees Deanna L. Wright […]

By | 2017-05-24T15:42:46-07:00 May 19th, 2017|