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Education Hero Award Gala

This year, on September 22, The Public Education Foundation will honor Governor Brian Sandoval with its Education Hero Award, Don Snyder with the Lifetime Education Achievement Award and Hannah Brown with the Champion of Children Award at its 22nd Annual Education Hero Award Gala.

All proceeds from the event support the Foundation’s initiatives and programs designed to improve public education in Nevada’s public schools.

Seating for the event is very limited with a total room capacity of 450 individuals. For more information, please contact Ashlee Redden at (702) 799-1042 or aredden@ccpef.org.

See our Sponsorship Sheet for details.

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Education Hero: Governor Brian Sandoval

Governor Brian Sandoval has made everlasting contributions to public education through his unwavering dedication to our children. His vision and bold leadership have catalyzed unprecedented reforms to and investment in Nevada’s education system. Governor Sandoval leaves an enduring legacy that will inspire Nevadans for generations to come.

Champion of Children: Hannah Brown

Hannah Brown, a civic and community leader driven by fairness and a devotion to equality, is a true champion of children and public education. Brown, chairman emerita of the Urban Chamber of Commerce, also offers invaluable leadership on The Public Education Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Lifetime Education Achievement Award: Don Snyder

Don Snyder is one of Nevada’s most admired leaders. For decades, this business executive’s guidance has been sought on the toughest issues facing the state. He has had a profound impact on education, both in the Clark County School District and at UNLV, where he served as acting President from 2014 to 2015.

Please help us continue our celebration of those who have worked to fulfill the promise of public education. Give today to support our schools.