29 Apr 2024

Public Education Foundation Tees Off to Empower Students and Teachers Alike

The Public Education Foundation is getting ready for its annual "Tee Up for Education" golf tournament, which will help students get the scholarships they need to get through college, as well as help younger students and teachers have the school supplies they need. Tony Chopp and Kirsten Searer spoke to News 3 about the event. [...]

24 Apr 2024

City of Las Vegas Parking Ticket Payoff Program

The City of Las Vegas is allowing residents to pay off parking tickets by donating school supplies. The program runs through May 1st and June 14th. Anyone who gets a parking ticket during that time can pay it off by donating pencils, erasers, index cards, scissors, or any other school supplies of equal or greater [...]

24 Apr 2024

Pay Your May 1-June 14 Parking Fine With School Supplies

Parking violations might lead to a run on school supplies as the City of Las Vegas announces a program to pay tickets with donations of items used in classrooms. Donated items will go to the PEF Teacher Superstore, a nonprofit associated with the Public Education Foundation. Only certain violations will be eligible between May 1st [...]

12 Apr 2024

Three Las Vegas Valley High School Students Receive $100,000 Scholarships

The Charles and Phyllis M. Frias Charitable Trust had a big surprise for some local high school students who can now afford to attend the university of their choice. Three Cimarron-Memorial High School students were surprised with a four-year $100,000 Charles and Phyllis Frias Legacy Scholarship awarded through the Public Education Foundation.   Watch the [...]

11 Apr 2024

The Power of Persistence: A CCSD Employee’s Journey from Custodian to Classroom Teacher.

This educator spotlight on Marco Antonio Cedeno Aguayo, a CCSD teacher mentoring current paraprofessionals on their path to becoming licensed teachers through our Teacher Pathway program, 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 [...]

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