National School Foundation Association
2014 NSFA National Conference - Philadelphia, PA
 

 

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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.

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  NSFA Announces Nina Menis as the New Executive Director!

 

 

 

 

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2013 National Conference:

Presented in partnership with the Indiana Association of Public Education Foundations inapef.org

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
Partial Credit: How America's School Superintendents See Business as a Partner
 
Is Common Core Common Knowledge?
 
Philanthropy Today

In America’s siloed society, the link between our education system and our business community is critical to the nation’s future. When that connection is strong, young Americans emerge from their education with the knowledge and skills to thrive in the workforce, able to make themselves and the United States prosperous. When it is weak, growth and  opportunity stall.  The link is especially vital now. Today, America’s prekindergarten through twelfth grade (PK–12) schools are in need of dramatic improvement.  Click Here to Read More

 

 

 

 

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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