‘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|

Sands Education Council to Empower Leaders

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 […]

By | December 2nd, 2016|

Student Artwork Chosen for Holiday Card

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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 […]

By | December 1st, 2016|

CCSD Students, Teachers and Professional Musicians to Perform Together at The Smith Center on Nov. 30

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 15, 2016) – A Tribute to the Arts Concert Series will present its annual “Holiday Extravaganza” concert at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 30 in The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall. The concert series is a partnership among Clark County School District, The Public Education Foundation and The Smith Center.

“Holiday Extravaganza,” which is sponsored […]

By | November 15th, 2016|

Inside Education Highlights We R Community

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 […]

By | November 14th, 2016|