Watch a live shot from Channel 8’s morning news show about The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher EXCHANGE opening for the new school year on July 11.
The Teacher EXCHANGE officially opened its doors July 11 to public school teachers, giving them a head-start to shop for classroom supplies for the upcoming school year that begins Aug. 14.
Channels 8 and 5 carried live coverage on their July 11 morning news shows, learning more about the store’s value from Stavan Corbett, the Senior […]
The latest issue of Impact, the newsletter of The Public Education Foundation, is now available.
Click here to read the newsletter and learn more about …
- our leadership training programs receiving a major boost from the State of Nevada;
- another record-setting year for our Scholarship Program;
- more than 100 parents successfully completing our Family Learning […]
The Public Education Foundation’s 17th annual Tee Up For Kids Charity Golf Tournament will be held June 8 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 closest-to-the-pin contests, tee prizes, trophies for first and second place, and an […]
The Public Education Foundation’s Scholarship Program is receiving acclaim in news media coverage.
A Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial praised The Public Education Foundation, which this year awarded more than $1.3 million in scholarships – its largest amount ever in a single year – to students seeking a post-secondary education.
The Review-Journal editorial, which was headlined “Undeniable impact” in […]
Stavan Corbett, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for The Public Education, was a participant in a recent round table discussion on graduation and career readiness that aired April 4 on Vegas PBS’ “Inside Education” program.
Click here to watch the interesting and informative discussion – moderated by “Inside Education” host Mitch Truswell – that also […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]