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31May 2018

Cultivating Homegrown Talent

By |May 31st, 2018|

Zhan Okuda-Lim, The Public Education Foundation’s Director of Policy and Analytical Research, is passionate about improving our public schools. Okuda-Lim is a native Nevadan and a 2011 Clark County School District graduate who has earned degrees from three Ivy League institutions: an A.B. in Public Affairs from Princeton University, an [...]

14May 2018

TLA participant is state’s first Teacher Leader in Residence

By |May 14th, 2018|

Stacey Dallas Johnston, a participant in The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher Leader Academy, is Nevada’s first Teacher Leader in Residence. Johnston, a teacher at Las Vegas Academy, told The Nevada Independent that her fellowship at the U.S. Department of Education, where she focused on national education policy for a year, [...]

19April 2018

Leading Through Uncertainty

By |April 19th, 2018|

Education, business and community leaders will attend The Public Education Foundation’s 8th  Annual Southern Nevada Leadership Summit in Las Vegas today at Caesars Palace. The theme of this year’s summit is Leading Through Uncertainty. “By bringing together leaders from the private, public, nonprofit and education sectors, participants can hear from [...]

23March 2018

Disruption in the Desert

By |March 23rd, 2018|

Judi Steele, President & CEO of The Public Education Foundation, recently was a guest blogger for Dr. Rick Hess, whose Straight Up blog appears in Education Week. Starting on March 19, Steele offered her insight in “Disruption in the Desert: The Founding of The Public Education Foundation,” provided her assessment on March [...]

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 [...]

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