News & Ideas 2017-01-10T09:54:41-08:00

News & Ideas

15May 2017

Challenges Facing Education

By | May 15th, 2017|

Dr. Liz City is lecturer on education and director of the Doctor of Education Leadership Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She spent a week working with both teacher leaders and executive leaders at The Public Education Foundation, focusing on the significance of the instructional core. The instructional [...]

8May 2017

Jeff Hinton Honored with Myra Greenspun Teacher Excellence Award

By | May 8th, 2017|

The Public Education Foundation honored Advanced Technologies Academy social studies teacher Jeff Hinton with its Myra Greenspun Teacher Excellence Award on Monday. The Foundation’s award, which was established in 2008 by community leader Myra Greenspun, recognizes an exemplary public school teacher who is successful in using innovative teaching strategies and [...]

3May 2017

Lessons Learned

By | May 3rd, 2017|

Dr. Frederick Hess, one of the keynote speakers at The Public Education Foundation’s 2017 Southern Nevada Leadership Summit, "Getting Reform Right," said that Nevada, in particular, has moved aggressively on school improvement in the past couple of years. Hess, who is Senior Founding Fellow of the Leadership Institute of Nevada, [...]

12April 2017

‘Getting Reform Right’

By | April 12th, 2017|

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, [...]

11April 2017

Discovery-driven Planning

By | April 11th, 2017|

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 [...]

Load More Posts