Nashville Public Education Foundation Expands Team, Increases Community Outreach

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The Nashville Public Education Foundation (NPEF) has hired four new staff members and elected David Williams as chairman and Wanda Lyle as vice chairwoman of its board of directors. Jennifer Hill has been hired as the NPEF’s policy and programming director, bringing with her nearly two decades of experience in organizational development, talent development and project management. She brings … [Read more...]

Community Leaders Rallying Around Public Schools

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Some of the city’s top civic leaders are joining hands to rally behind a renewed effort to strengthen and improve Nashville’s public schools. A broad cross-section of community leaders, including Mayor Megan Barry and new Director of Schools Dr. Shawn Joseph, are coming together to host the 12th annual Nashville Public Education Foundation (NPEF) Public Schools Hall of Fame on Monday, Oct. 17, at … [Read more...]

Nashville Public Education Foundation, Mayor’s Office Team Up To Listen To Teachers

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The Nashville Public Education Foundation and the Mayor’s Office announced today the formation of a Teacher Cabinet, which will serve as a teacher voice in significant conversations with the Mayor’s Office, NPEF, and other city, philanthropic and private-sector leaders. “Teachers are the backbone of our public school system, which is vital to the success of our city and the children who call it … [Read more...]

Public School Champions Ashley Cook and Wanda Lyle Join Nashville Public Education Foundation Board

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Former public school educator Ashley Cook and UBS Business Solution Center Nashville Managing Director Wanda Lyle have joined the Nashville Public Education Foundation board of directors. A graduate of public schools, Cook has dedicated her life to education and the improvement of public schools. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education and taught public school in North … [Read more...]

Nashville Public Education Foundation RESET Saturday

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With the future of Nashville public schools at a crossroads, the Nashville Public Education Foundation asked MP&F to lead community outreach for a local education initiative called Project RESET – Reimagining Education Starts with Everyone at the Table. Project RESET is focused on gathering input from the community and studying other cities’ education systems to find a solution to improve … [Read more...]