News & Ideas 2017-01-10T09:54:41-08:00

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20November 2017

Thinking Differently, Solving Problems

By | November 20th, 2017|

Dr. Frederick Hess, Director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, spent the past week working with both teacher leaders and executive leaders at The Public Education Foundation. Dr. Hess, who also is the Senior Founding Fellow of The Public Education Foundation’s Leadership Institute of Nevada, focused on [...]

20November 2017

Influencing Change

By | November 20th, 2017|

Dr. Frederick Hess is Director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute and Senior Founding Fellow of The Public Education Foundation’s Leadership Institute of Nevada. Last week, he was in Las Vegas, where he led sessions of the Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy and Teacher Leader Academy. In this [...]

15November 2017

Empowering Teacher Leaders

By | November 15th, 2017|

Sixty-three teachers completed the second cohort of The Public Education Foundation’s Teacher Leader Academy this year, and a completion ceremony was held for each of the two cohorts Nov. 7-8. The Teacher Leader Academy is the first of its kind in Nevada and is built on The Public Education Foundation’s [...]

14November 2017

Agents of Change

By | November 14th, 2017|

Some of the toughest issues confronting education were tackled by the recently concluded fifth cohort of The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy, an intensive year-long program in which promising leaders at the administrative level are able to build their skills and maximize their capacity, empowering them to serve as [...]

10October 2017

Driving Impact: Sands Education Council

By | October 10th, 2017|

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 [...]

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