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|

Teachers Shop for Classroom Supplies

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 […]

By | 2017-07-18T08:58:57-07:00 July 18th, 2017|

A Good Summer Read

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 […]
By | 2017-08-09T10:26:57-07:00 June 15th, 2017|

Tee Up For Kids Charity Golf Tournament

The Public Education Foundation’s 17th annual Tee Up For Kids Charity Golf Tournament will be held June 8 at Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lane.

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun scramble start at 7:30 a.m. Tournament activities include closest-to-the-pin contests, tee prizes, trophies for first and second place, and an […]

By | 2017-06-01T11:53:59-07:00 June 1st, 2017|

‘Undeniable Impact’

The Public Education Foundation’s Scholarship Program is receiving acclaim in news media coverage.

A Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial praised The Public Education Foundation, which this year awarded more than $1.3 million in scholarships – its largest amount ever in a single year – to students seeking a post-secondary education.

The Review-Journal editorial, which was headlined “Undeniable impact” in […]

By | 2017-06-13T10:35:03-07:00 May 22nd, 2017|

Corbett on ‘Inside Education’ Round Table

Stavan Corbett, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for The Public Education, was a participant in a recent round table discussion on graduation and career readiness that aired April 4 on Vegas PBS’ “Inside Education” program.

Click here to watch the interesting and informative discussion – moderated by “Inside Education” host Mitch Truswell – that also […]

By | 2017-04-11T08:40:07-07:00 April 11th, 2017|

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 | 2016-12-02T08:50:28-08:00 December 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 | 2017-01-10T09:54:43-08:00 December 1st, 2016|