Friday, December 19, 2014
Ian Salzman of Spring Valley HS named Nevada's Teacher of the Year

As reported by the Associated Press, Spring Valley High School teacher Ian Salzman was named Nevada’s 2015 Teacher of the Year during a ceremony at the school Dec. 19. According to the AP, “Salzman graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a bachelor's degree in English. He worked in the private sector before getting a master's in teaching from Sierra Nevada College and pursuing certification through Nevada's Alternative Routes for Licensure program.” Salzman also works with the Model United Nations team.

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Monday, December 15, 2014
Congratulations to Clark HS teacher Charles Cushinery

Clark High School orchestra teacher and music department coordinator Charles Cushinery is one of just 10 finalists nationwide for the Grammy music educator award. As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, this marks the second time Cushinery has been so honored.

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Educators invited to register for bilingual education conference

The 44th annual National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) conference will be held March 5-7, 2015, at Bally’s Hotel & Casino. The theme for this year’s conference is “Achieving Global Competence: Biliteracy for All.” Related topics will include dual language enrichment education, English as a second language (ESL), second language acquisition, assessment and accountability, teacher training, multilingualism, multiculturalism, leadership and more. Online pre-registration closes January 31, 2015. For more information, visit http://www.nabe.org or call Cristina Oronoz at (702) 855-7087, ext. 5240.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Educators invited to apply for City National Bank grants

City National Bank is accepting applications for grants to support literacy and financially-based literacy projects at schools in five states including Nevada. According to CNN Money, “Administered through City National's award-winning Reading is The way up literacy program, this year's program will again award up to $100,000 in both literacy and financial literacy grants.” For more information, visit www.readingisthewayup.org.

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Monday, October 6, 2014
Three CCSD educators honored by Nevada Association of School Administrators

The Nevada Association of School Administrators honored Treem Elementary School Principal Lee Esplin (pictured) as 2014 Principal of the Year for his leadership in education. In an Oct. 2 article, the Las Vegas Sun highlights Esplin and his accomplishments. The View newspaper said, “Esplin is set to be recognized in November at the association’s fall conference, along with principal Scarlett Perryman of Garside Junior High School and former principal David Wilson of Chaparral High School, who also received the award.” For details, visit nvadministrator.org.

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