25 May 2022

Public Education Foundation Awards Record-Breaking $5 Million in College Scholarships, including Life-Changing $80,000 Scholarships from the Charles and Phyllis M. Frias Charitable Trust

This year, the Public Education Foundation (PEF) shattered previous years’ records and awarded $5 million in scholarships to high school seniors and current college students through the Scholarships Plus program. In addition to distributing the largest amount of scholarship funds in its history this year, PEF has set a record in the number of student [...]

9 May 2022

Caesars Entertainment Donates $25,000 to the Public Education Foundation to Support Teacher Pathway

The Public Education Foundation was honored to receive a $25,000 donation from Caesars Entertainment in support of the Teacher Pathway program, which recruits, supports, and retains diverse, qualified individuals committed to a teaching career in CCSD. This “grow your own” teacher training program focuses on addressing Clark County’s chronic teacher shortage by helping current CCSD [...]

14 Mar 2022

UNLV Partners with the Public Education Foundation to Prepare Future Educators

UNLV is teaming up with the Public Education Foundation (PEF) to provide new paths into teaching careers for local students and support professionals. Building on a growing coalition of programs working to address Clark County’s teacher shortage, the partnership will bring together teacher licensure candidates and experienced licensed educators to ensure future teachers have the [...]

18 Jan 2022

Applications for More than 900 Scholarships Due January 31

$4 million in scholarship funds available for current high school seniors and college-enrolled students Las Vegas (January 18, 2022) - The Public Education Foundation (PEF) is encouraging all high school seniors and college-enrolled students to submit their applications for more than 900 scholarships available through the Scholarships Plus program. “Thanks to the generosity of countless [...]

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