14 May 2024

Peter Guzman Appointed Chairman of the Board of the Public Education Foundation

Today, the Public Education Foundation’s (PEF) Board of Directors announced that Peter Guzman, President and CEO of the Latin Chamber of Commerce, has succeeded Jan Jones Blackhurst as the Foundation’s Board of Directors Chairperson. Ms. Jones Blackhurst becomes the organization’s Immediate Past Chair. Tony Sanchez, Executive Vice President of Business Development and External Relations at [...]

13 May 2024

CCSD Book Bus Hits Historic Milestone

The Clark County School District’s Book Bus rolled across a major milestone today, giving away its 100,000th book this morning at Katz Elementary School. The school district, along with the Public Education Foundation, aimed to give away 50,000 books at the beginning of the school year. Now, the Book Bus has more than doubled that [...]

13 May 2024

CCSD Hits Milestone With 100,000th Book Given Away on Book Bus

The Clark County School District celebrated distributing the 100,000th book to a student on Monday. With the goal of giving away 50,000 books a year, CCSD launched the Book Bus on the first day of the 2023-2024 school year. The Public Education Foundation (PEF) is proud to be a partner of this amazing initiative.    [...]

2 May 2024

The Public Education Foundation raises $100k for Students and Teachers

We are incredibly grateful for News 3 Las Vegas’s support of the Tee Up For Education Golf Tournament!  News 3 shared in their story: “The Public Education Foundation held its 24th annual Tee Up for Education Golf Tournament, raising $100,000 and making it their most successful golf tournament. There were many familiar faces in the [...]

30 Apr 2024

Moapa Valley HS student receives $100K for college

Kaelani Goodwin, a Moapa Valley High School senior, received a $100,000 four-year college scholarship from the Charles and Phyllis M. Frias Charitable Trust, administered through the Public Education Foundation (PEF). The scholarship is meant to ensure that recipients are able to graduate from college debt-free. It includes $25,000 per year for tuition, room and board, [...]

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