Making an Impact

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 of tools to help teachers […]

By |2016-12-19T11:03:47-07:00December 19th, 2016|

A Tribute to the Arts Concert Series – Holiday Extravaganza 4

A Tribute to the Arts Concert Series presented its annual “Holiday Extravaganza” concert 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” showcases the considerable talent found in the Clark County School District while expressing the […]

By |2017-01-10T11:44:41-07:00December 16th, 2016|

Bright Smiles for Students

Colgate-Palmolive, through the Kids In Need Foundation, is donating 7,500 Colgate toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste to The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher EXCHANGE.

Starting this week, the Teacher EXCHANGE, which is a member of the Kids In Need Foundation Resource Center network, will be distributing Colgate toothbrushes and toothpaste to students at 10 elementary schools […]

By |2016-12-13T15:32:18-07:00December 13th, 2016|

Jason Kamras on Leadership

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 took a moment to discuss the […]

By |2016-12-19T10:56:18-07:00December 9th, 2016|

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 |2016-12-02T08:50:28-07:00December 2nd, 2016|

Student Artwork Chosen for Holiday Card


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 |2017-01-10T09:54:43-07:00December 1st, 2016|