Brian Greenspun wrote about The Public Education Foundation’s 21st Annual Education Hero Award Gala held on Sept. 23. Read Greenspun’s Where I Stand column, from Oct. 1, headlined “Foundation honorees are heroes of education.”
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 […]
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. […]
The Public Education Foundation (PEF) Board of Directors elected Jan Jones Blackhurst as the nonprofit’s Board Chairwoman at its annual meeting on Thursday, Aug. 31. Sig Rogich, who had been Chairman of the Board since 1997, will serve as Chairman Emeritus.
Now celebrating 25-plus years of service, the groundbreaking nonprofit organization serves as a hands-on think […]
The Teacher EXCHANGE officially opened its doors July 11 to public school teachers, giving them a head-start to shop for classroom supplies for the upcoming school year that begins Aug. 14.
Channels 8 and 5 carried live coverage on their July 11 morning news shows, learning more about the store’s value from Stavan Corbett, the Senior […]
An essential stop for public school teachers, who are gathering classroom supplies for the school year, is The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher EXCHANGE.
The Teacher EXCHANGE – a year-round resource center for public school teachers that can save them hundreds of dollars annually in out-of-pocket expenses for classroom supplies – officially opens July 11 for the […]
The latest issue of Impact, the newsletter of The Public Education Foundation, is now available.
Click here to read the newsletter and learn more about …
- our leadership training programs receiving a major boost from the State of Nevada;
- another record-setting year for our Scholarship Program;
- more than 100 parents successfully completing our Family Learning […]
Ryan J. Smith is Executive Director of The Education Trust–West, a research and advocacy organization focused on educational justice and the high academic achievement of all California students, particularly those of color and living in poverty.
Recently, during a session at The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy, Smith had participants identify ways in which data […]
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 on Sept. 23 at the Mandarin […]
Governor Signs SB155 Into Law, Providing Up To $1 Million For The Foundation’s Leadership Training Programs
Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law Thursday Senate Bill 155, introduced by state Sen. Patricia Farley, that will provide up to $1 million in matching funds over the next two years for The Public Education Foundation’s leadership training programs.
The Public Education Foundation’s Leadership Institute of Nevada is teaching the leadership of public schools – at […]