Connecting education, community, and economic development.
Developing and communicating best practices and initiatives that support career and education goals from Pre-Kindergarten through College Graduation (P-16).
Promoting awareness of educational needs and developing leadership skills of stakeholders and Education Alliance members.
Strengthening Education Through Business and Community Partnerships
We are all in this together. As a business, you are concerned about the continuity of your organization. You need to find talented employees, consumers that can afford your product/service and shareholders/stakeholders to ensure your survival. As a community, we need responsible contributors to ensure our vitality as a community. Each of us can play a role in the success of this mantra.Read More
Advocacy, Leadership & Resource Development
Our Approach & Impact
Resources are finite. We recognize there is an opportunity cost when resources are provided. We are sensitive to our Partners' needs and are diligent in providing the ROI necessary to develop sustainable, long-term relationships with Washoe County schools.
Using Washoe County Data
To Fuel Our Economy
With 64,000 students in the Washoe County School District and another 45,000+ at Truckee Meadows Community College and the University of Nevada, Reno, the conversation is not whether or not we have the labor pool to meet the needs of our economy; the conversation is how do we equip our youth with the desired knowledge and skill development to position themselves for the employment opportunities that exist? You are invited to be a part of that conversation.Learn More
Make a Difference
Ways To Get involved
Lend your expertise, speak in a classroom, read to a child, host an intern, open your doors to a site visit and tour, review curriculum, pool resources, and share the responsibility to help elevate the educational environment in our community. There are plenty of meaningful ways to get make an impact!Learn More
July 29, 2016
2016 Run for Education Scheduled for Sunday, October 23
We are looking for sponsors for the 2016 Run for Education which will be bigger than ever this year! Last year we had more than 3,700 runners, with 2,900 students from 83 schools participating in the 5K/10K timed runs, the Sparks Marina March, or 1/2
July 21, 2016
EA welcomes 2016-17 Officers and new Board Members
At the annual Board of Directors’ meeting in June, the Education Alliance elected new officers and members of the Board. Members of the 2016-17 Executive Committee are: Colin Robertson, Don J Clark Group-President; Alex Woodley, City of Reno-1st Vice