27 Feb 2023

The Weight of A Name | Dr. Beverly S. Mathis

This educator spotlight on Dr. Beverly S. Mathis, the Public Education Foundation's Vice President of Teacher Engagement and Early Learning, is featured in "Along the Pathway", our monthly Teacher Pathway newsletter. Each edition features updates regarding the Teacher Pathway program, participant and community partner spotlights, and programming goals our mentees are working towards that will [...]

30 Jan 2023

Public Education Foundation Awarding $5 Million in Scholarships

The Public Education Foundation's Scholarships Plus program is awarding $5 million in scholarships to high school seniors and college-enrolled students to support their college and career dreams. Desert Pines High School graduate and current UNLV student Christopher Carrillo-Ortega, who received a life-changing $100,000 scholarship from the Charles and Phyllis Frias Charitable Trust, spoke with the [...]

29 Jan 2023

Deadline for Clark County students to apply for over $5 million in scholarships approaching

The deadline for Clark County high school and college students to apply for over 900 scholarships is fast approaching. The Public Education Foundation is planning to award more than $5 million to currently enrolled students, with scholarships ranging from $250 to $100,000. “Hundreds of generous donors across the community have stepped up to help our [...]

25 Jan 2023

Public Education Foundation $5 Million+ Scholarship Program Applications Due January 31, 2023

Applications for more than 900 scholarships are due January 31, the Public Education Foundation (PEF) announced today. PEF, in partnership with its donors, will award more than $5 million in scholarships to current high school seniors and college-enrolled students to support them as they pursue their college and career goals. “Hundreds of generous donors across [...]

19 Jan 2023

CCSD employees can now get UNLV tuition paid for to become a teacher

Hundreds of classrooms in Southern Nevada are still without a permanent teacher, but becoming a licensed teacher for those already within CCSD will be a little easier thanks to a new collaboration with UNLV and the Public Education Foundation. In the Paraprofessional Pathways Project, those working within CCSD, such as a teacher’s aide, can get [...]

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