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

News & Ideas

15June 2017

A Good Summer Read

By | June 15th, 2017|

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 [...]

14June 2017

School Climate and Equity

By | June 14th, 2017|

Ryan J. Smith is Executive Director of The Education Trust–West, a research and advocacy organization focused on educational justice and the high academic achievement of all California students, particularly those of color and living in poverty. Recently, during a session at The Public Education Foundation’s Executive Leadership Academy, Smith had [...]

9June 2017

Governor Signs SB155 Into Law, Providing Up To $1 Million For The Foundation’s Leadership Training Programs

By | June 9th, 2017|

Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law Thursday Senate Bill 155, introduced by state Sen. Patricia Farley, that will provide up to $1 million in matching funds over the next two years for The Public Education Foundation’s leadership training programs. The Public Education Foundation’s Leadership Institute of Nevada is teaching the [...]

15May 2017

Challenges Facing Education

By | May 15th, 2017|

Dr. Liz City is lecturer on education and director of the Doctor of Education Leadership Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She spent a week working with both teacher leaders and executive leaders at The Public Education Foundation, focusing on the significance of the instructional core. The instructional [...]

8May 2017

Jeff Hinton Honored with Myra Greenspun Teacher Excellence Award

By | May 8th, 2017|

The Public Education Foundation honored Advanced Technologies Academy social studies teacher Jeff Hinton with its Myra Greenspun Teacher Excellence Award on Monday. The Foundation’s award, which was established in 2008 by community leader Myra Greenspun, recognizes an exemplary public school teacher who is successful in using innovative teaching strategies and [...]

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