‘Getting Reform Right’

More than 150 education, business and community leaders are expected to attend The Public Education Foundation’s Southern Nevada Leadership Summit in Las Vegas on April 19 at Caesars Palace from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The theme of this year’s invitation-only summit is “Getting Reform Right.”

The Public Education Foundation, through its Leadership Institute of Nevada, holds […]

By | April 12th, 2017|

Discovery-driven Planning

Michael Horn is a co-founder of – and distinguished fellow at – the Clayton Christensen Institute and the former executive director of its education program. He led a team that educates policymakers and community leaders on the power of disruptive innovation in the K-12 and higher education spheres through its research.

Currently, Horn serves as a […]

By | April 11th, 2017|

Corbett on ‘Inside Education’ Round Table

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 […]

By | April 11th, 2017|

Bridging the Divide

A decade ago, Dr. Celine Coggins founded Teach Plus, whose programs place highly effective teachers at the center of improvements in schools as leaders among their peers as well as outside their schools, influencing policy decisions that affect their classrooms.  Teach Plus has grown to become a network of more than 24,000 teachers nationwide.

While working […]

By | April 10th, 2017|

‘A Century of Great Music’

LAS VEGAS (March 21, 2017) – A Tribute to the Arts Concert Series will present its fourth Pops Concert in The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall on March 29 at 6:30 p.m. The concert series is a partnership among Clark County School District, The Public Education Foundation and The Smith Center.

The concert, “A Salute to the […]

By | March 21st, 2017|

Building Skill Sets of Great Innovators

Matt Candler is the founder and CEO of 4.0 Schools. This nonprofit incubator, according to its website, “offers a platform for teachers, technologists and entrepreneurs to create bold solutions for the real problems in America’s schools.”

Candler this month was the guest faculty at The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher Leader Academy. He shared with the Academy’s […]

By | March 14th, 2017|

Relationships, Trust and Emotion

Dan McCray, Esq., is Director of Labor Relations Programs and Deputy Director of Cornell University’s Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution.

During his recent visit to The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy, McCray offered his insights on interest-based negotiations and how participants in the Academy can expand their influence to drive their agenda for change.

McCray, during […]

By | March 8th, 2017|

Cultivating Family Partnerships

Dr. Karen Mapp, Faculty Director of the Education Policy and Management Master’s Program at Harvard University, this month discussed — with participants of The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy — how to create and sustain systemic family-school partnerships that support student learning and school improvement.

During a break in one of the sessions at the […]

By | February 10th, 2017|

Teachers ‘Spring Back to School’ at Teacher EXCHANGE

LAS VEGAS (Feb. 9, 2017) – CenturyLink and The Public Education Foundation hosted a “Spring Back to School” celebration today at the Foundation’s Teacher EXCHANGE, providing teachers in Clark County public schools with a complimentary membership to the Teacher EXCHANGE, a reuse/repurpose/surplus resource center that enables teachers to save hundreds of dollars annually in expenses […]

By | February 9th, 2017|

News in Education

The Las Vegas Review-Journal welcomes educators who teach in an accredited school to utilize its News in Education program.

News in Education provides a free online e-edition of the Las Vegas Review-Journal to participants. The program also supplies print editions free to elementary schools and, for a nominal fee, to middle schools and high schools throughout […]

By | January 24th, 2017|