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November 20, 2014 - Kansas City Regional Workshop

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April 22-24, 2015 - 10th Anniversary National Conference in Chicago, IL!

More information to come.  Please email nina@schoolfoundations.org for questions.

 

 

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Click here to view the 2014 National Conference Speakers & Workshop Sessions

You can view pictures from our 2014 National Conference here!

 

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NSFA is getting a new look:  We are excited to share with you that the NSFA brand has gotten a facelift!  Our new logo and positioning line will be unveiled at the national conference.  Click here to read more about the redesign and get a sneak peek at the new look.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
Lynne Grasz to be inducted into Nebraska Broadcasters Hall of Fame
 
Is Common Core Common Knowledge?
 
Philanthropy Today

Lynne Grasz Hall, Immediate Past Chair, NSFA, will be one of two honorees inducted into the 2014 class of the Nebraska Broadcasters “Hall of Fame”.   The event occurs on August 13 in Lincoln, NE. Mrs. Grasz Hall’s hometown.

She joins previous Nebraska inductees including talk show hosts Johnny Carson and Dick Cavett and former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw.  Mrs. Grasz-Hall is one of the few women inducted into the “Hall of Fame” in its 50 year history.

She is cited for her long career in broadcasting including 10 years at CBS as both Executive Producer of the award-winning “Read More About It” literacy project which was a partnership between CBS and the Library of Congress.  She was also CBS/Broadcast Group chief spokesperson in charge of all broadcast group media relationships for eight operating divisions.

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We don't think so - that is that the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are common knowledge amongst education foundation board members - and that's a shame.  The CCSS are the biggest change in education in a generation.  Not only are curricula and lesson plans being dramatically changed, but how education foundations are supporting these significant modifications should also be changing.  With an emphasis on deeper content and communicating concepts to foster increased understanding, foundations should be examining their programs of support.  To begin, here are the answers to the top 10 questions that foundation board members should know in order to be conversant in the community when the issue of the Common Core State Standards comes up.  Read More

 

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