News & Ideas 2018-02-26T12:44:47-08:00

News & Ideas

19March 2018

Disruption in the Desert

By | March 19th, 2018|

Judi Steele, President & CEO of The Public Education Foundation, is today’s guest blogger for Dr. Rick Hess, whose Straight Up blog appears in Education Week. Steele offers her insight in “Disruption in the Desert: The Founding of The Public Education Foundation.”

9March 2018

Being Mindful of Emotions in Negotiations

By | March 9th, 2018|

Dan McCray, Esq., is Director of Labor Relations and Programs and Deputy Director of Cornell University’s Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution. During his recent visit to The Public Education Foundation, where he is part of the Visiting Faculty at the Foundation’s Leadership Institute, McCray discussed influencing change by expanding the [...]

14February 2018

Teacher Leader Academy’s Participants, Alums Get Prestigious Fellowship

By | February 14th, 2018|

Alums and current participants in The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher Leader Academy were represented extensively in the recent awarding of prestigious fellowships by Teach Plus, a national organization that works to ensure teachers have a voice in the public policy decisions affecting their classrooms. Of the 20 Teach Plus Fellows [...]

14February 2018

Setting the Right Tone for Family Engagement

By | February 14th, 2018|

Dr. Karen L. Mapp's research and practice focus has been on the cultivation of partnerships among families, community members and educators that support student achievement and school improvement. During a break in a recent session of the The Public Education Foundation's Executive Leadership Academy, where Dr. Mapp is a member [...]

9February 2018

High-Quality Teaching and Leadership

By | February 9th, 2018|

Kristoffer Kohl, of the Center for Teaching Quality, works with school systems to create competency-based professional learning opportunities for educators. Kohl also is part of the Visiting Faculty of The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher Leader Academy. Recently, during a break in one of the Teacher Leader Academy’s sessions, Kohl discusses [...]

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