Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
After a 25-year career as a performer, John Heffron decided his passion was in education, and now leads 15 classroom teachers, six specialists and about 250 students at Henderson International School.
More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
As veterans’ coordinator for Vegas PBS and Staff Sergeant in the National Guard, Annie Emprima-Martin sees the opportunities available to our country’s veterans and advocates their pursuit of advanced degrees.
After working in the construction industry as an executive for 22 years, Gary Siroky became president of INVIEW labs, a Las Vegas-based technology development company.
A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.
With revitalization comes employment. The north end of the Las Vegas Strip is thriving with the opening of SLS Las Vegas and the planning of several high-end resorts.
Timothy M. Lam, founding member and executive director of the International School of Hospitality, discusses his passion for the hospitality industry and his belief in the power of higher education to open doors in the field.
Las Vegas nurse, professor and founder of the Nevada Tobacco Users’ Helpline, Dr. Elizabeth Fildes is passionate about the nursing profession and helping people in their struggle to quit smoking.