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26April 2016

Next Horizon in Leadership Development

By | April 26th, 2016|

The first cohort of the Teacher Leader Academy, modeled after The Public Education Foundation’s successful Executive Leadership Academy, is well underway. The Teacher Leader Academy is an intensive, year-long leadership experience for high-performing teachers. The Academy allows them to engage with a faculty comprised of the nation’s top practitioners and [...]

15April 2016

Teacher Leaders Meet With U.S. Education Secretary

By | April 15th, 2016|

During his visit to Las Vegas on April 14, 2016, U.S. Secretary of Education John King visited classrooms and spoke to an audience at Las Vegas Academy about the opportunities available to students to receive a well-rounded education under the Every Student Succeeds Act. Dr. King also spent an hour [...]

12April 2016

Foundation Launches Redesigned, Vibrant Website

By | April 12th, 2016|

The Public Education Foundation is launching a redesigned website that is easier to read, better to navigate, and will have plenty of timely and significant information. The website has a visually appealing design and is fully responsive, whether you are using a computer, laptop or smartphone. A bold, graphic style [...]

4March 2016

2016 Northern Nevada Leadership Summit

By | March 4th, 2016|

Updated March 14, 2016 182 education leaders from around Nevada convened on February 26 to hear three panel speakers share insights on the challenges and opportunities presented in the Every Student Succeeds Act. Guest speakers included Dr. Frederick Hess from the American Enterprise Institute; Dr. Michael Kirst, President of the [...]

24February 2016

The Cage-Busting Teacher

By | February 24th, 2016|

The Cage-Busting Teacher adopts the logic of Cage-Busting Leadership and applies it to the unique challenges and opportunities of classroom teachers. Detailed, accessible, and thoroughly engaging, it uncovers the many ways in which teachers can break out of familiar constraints in order to influence school and classroom practice, education policy, [...]

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