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Celebrating the Joy of the Season

A Tribute to the Arts Concert Series will present its annual Holiday Extravaganza Concert at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 29 in The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall. The concert series is a partnership among Clark County School District, The Smith Center and The Public Education Foundation.

The Holiday Extravaganza Concert, which is sponsored by Dennis and Carol […]

By | 2017-11-22T09:35:03-08:00 November 21st, 2017|

Thinking Differently, Solving Problems

Dr. Frederick Hess, Director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, spent the past week working with both teacher leaders and executive leaders at The Public Education Foundation.

Dr. Hess, who also is the Senior Founding Fellow of The Public Education Foundation’s Leadership Institute of Nevada, focused on cage-busting leadership in his sessions with […]

By | 2017-11-20T14:22:24-08:00 November 20th, 2017|

Influencing Change

Dr. Frederick Hess is Director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute and Senior Founding Fellow of The Public Education Foundation’s Leadership Institute of Nevada.

Last week, he was in Las Vegas, where he led sessions of the Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy and Teacher Leader Academy.

In this video, he discusses how teacher leaders can […]

By | 2017-11-20T14:19:55-08:00 November 20th, 2017|

Empowering Teacher Leaders

Sixty-three teachers completed the second cohort of The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher Leader Academy this year, and a completion ceremony was held for each of the two cohorts Nov. 7-8. The Teacher Leader Academy is the first of its kind in Nevada and is built on The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy model, now […]

By | 2017-11-15T14:54:00-08:00 November 15th, 2017|

Agents of Change

Some of the toughest issues confronting education were tackled by the recently concluded fifth cohort of The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy, an intensive year-long program in which promising leaders at the administrative level are able to build their skills and maximize their capacity, empowering them to serve as agents of change.

The program culminates […]

By | 2017-11-14T10:38:28-08:00 November 14th, 2017|

Apply Now for Scholarships

The Public Education Foundation is launching the 24th year of its scholarship program and is urging high school seniors to start the application process now. Last year the Foundation awarded $1.3 million in scholarships to students pursuing a post-secondary education.

The scholarship application deadline is January 31, 2018. Students can visit The Public Education Foundation’s website […]

By | 2017-11-09T07:48:26-08:00 November 8th, 2017|

Driving Impact: Sands Education Council

The Public Education Foundation is honored to be a part of the Sands Education Council, which was created by Sands Cares and is committed to high-quality education in Southern Nevada.

On a recent broadcast of Channel 13’s show, “The Morning Blend,” we were excited to share with viewers the important work being done by The Public […]

By | 2017-10-10T09:48:20-07:00 October 10th, 2017|

Gala Raises More Than $500,000 to Support Work of the Foundation

The Public Education Foundation raised more than $500,000 at its Education Hero Award Gala at the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas on Saturday. Four hundred and fifty guests attended the gala to celebrate the outstanding contributions of three distinguished Nevadans.

The Foundation honored Michael J. Brown and Barrick Gold Corporation with its prestigious Education Hero Award. Hall […]

By | 2017-09-23T23:02:20-07:00 September 23rd, 2017|

Education Hero Award Gala on Saturday

The Public Education Foundation will honor Michael J. Brown and Barrick Gold Corporation with its Education Hero Award, Hall of Fame boxing referee Richard Steele with its Champion of Children Award and Senator Debbie Smith (posthumous) with its Lifetime Education Achievement Award at its annual Education Hero Award Gala at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. […]

By | 2017-09-20T08:39:58-07:00 September 19th, 2017|