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19December 2016

Making an Impact

By | December 19th, 2016|

One of the main goals of the Center for Teaching Quality is to “pioneer new ways for teachers to spread their ideas and expertise.” The Center for Teaching Quality’s Jessica Cuthbertson and Kris Kohl recently shared with a recent session of The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher Leader Academy a number [...]

9December 2016

Jason Kamras on Leadership

By | December 9th, 2016|

Jason Kamras, Chief of Instructional Practice for the District of Columbia Public Schools, is one of the nation’s most innovative education leaders. Earlier this month, Kamras worked with leaders in the current cohort of The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy. During a break in one of the classes, Kamras [...]

2December 2016

Sands Education Council to Empower Leaders

By | December 2nd, 2016|

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 [...]

22November 2016

‘One School, One Year’

By | November 22nd, 2016|

Three recent graduates of The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher Leader Academy presented their findings to help address the issue of student transiency within Clark County School District to members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors on November 17. The Teacher Leader Academy is a pioneering educational program in Nevada whose [...]

16November 2016

Rick Hess on Autonomy in Schools

By | November 16th, 2016|

Dr. Rick Hess, senior fellow with The Leadership Institute of Nevada, spent time engaging with the Executive Leadership Academy and the Teacher Leader Academy in November. While working with both executive and teacher leaders on the key components of cage-busting as presented in his books Cage-Busting Leadership and The Cage-Busting [...]

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