Schools may be out for the summer, but The Public Education Foundation is still providing resources to students.
The Public Education Foundation’s COVID-19 response efforts have included providing resources to our students, parents, and educators:
- In partnership with the Distance Learning Task Force, they established the Clark County School District Technology Fund so all students have access to devices, the internet, and quality online instruction. This includes creating and delivering research-based professional development utilizing industry best practices so that teachers and school leaders can provide high-quality digital instruction
- They are partnering with other non-profit groups—through the Direct Care to Kids initiative—to distribute more than 20,000 kits with school supplies, books and instructional materials and hygiene items to students in need
- They are coaching hundreds of low-income parents in English and in Spanish on phone devices and computers utilizing tools that work for them, such as Zoom, WhatsApp, and Facebook to provide basic training on how to support instructional learning at home
- They are developing, in collaboration with CCSD, online resources for parents, teachers and administrators navigating these unchartered waters available on our website at thepef.org
The Public Education Foundation is also running its virtual 5K, #OnTrackForKids, started on the last day of school and runs through May 31st. For more information and to register, please visit thepef.org/5k.