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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 [...]

3May 2017

Lessons Learned

By | May 3rd, 2017|

Dr. Frederick Hess, one of the keynote speakers at The Public Education Foundation’s 2017 Southern Nevada Leadership Summit, "Getting Reform Right," said that Nevada, in particular, has moved aggressively on school improvement in the past couple of years. Hess, who is Senior Founding Fellow of the Leadership Institute of Nevada, [...]

12April 2017

‘Getting Reform Right’

By | April 12th, 2017|

More than 150 education, business and community leaders are expected to attend The Public Education Foundation’s Southern Nevada Leadership Summit in Las Vegas on April 19 at Caesars Palace from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The theme of this year’s invitation-only summit is “Getting Reform Right.” The Public Education Foundation, [...]

11April 2017

Discovery-driven Planning

By | April 11th, 2017|

Michael Horn is a co-founder of – and distinguished fellow at – the Clayton Christensen Institute and the former executive director of its education program. He led a team that educates policymakers and community leaders on the power of disruptive innovation in the K-12 and higher education spheres through its [...]

10April 2017

Bridging the Divide

By | April 10th, 2017|

A decade ago, Dr. Celine Coggins founded Teach Plus, whose programs place highly effective teachers at the center of improvements in schools as leaders among their peers as well as outside their schools, influencing policy decisions that affect their classrooms.  Teach Plus has grown to become a network of more [...]

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