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Education Alliance of Washoe County Launches Classroom Speaker Program

Education Alliance of Washoe County launched the Classroom Speaker program at Hunter Lake Elementary School on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 featuring extraordinary classroom speakers Danyelle Musselman, Ben Rogers, and Landon Miller. See the KTVN story here. Education Alliance believes in the value of community engagement in the classroom, and one of the best ways of [...] Read more

Education Alliance of Washoe County Names New Executive Officers and Board Members

At the annual Board of Directors’ meeting, the Education Alliance of Washoe County elected new officers and members. 2018-19 Officers include: Dave Bianchi, Northwestern Mutual-President; Melissa Burnham, University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Vice President; Alex Woodley, City of Reno-Past President; Joe Cline, UNR Vice-Provost Undergraduate Education-Emeritus-Secretary; Eric Scheetz, Truckee River Flood Management Authority-Treasurer; Members-At-Large: Mariluz […]

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Silver Family Partners with Innovations High School in Honor of Melba Silver

The Education Alliance of Washoe County is proud to announce the Silver Family and Innovations High School have joined together as Partners in Education. Ann Silver, CEO of the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce visited Innovations High School while participating in Principal for a Day. She was impressed with the school’s real world approach [...] Read more

Nevada State Apartment Association Selects the Education Alliance of Washoe County as their Charity of the Year

For the third year in a row, the Nevada State Apartment Association (NVSAA), a not-for-profit organization providing the Nevada multi-housing industry with legislative support, education and Pictured Left to Right: Kristina Stanley (Alliance Residential), Danett Michelini (NVSAA Board Member with Apartments.com), and Kendall Inskip (Education Alliance Executive Director). community outreach, selected the Education Alliance of [...] Read more

Education Alliance Recognizes Outstanding Students and Partners in Education

The Partners in Education program of the Education Alliance of Washoe County provides opportunities for relationship-building between schools and community, focusing on securing community resources to strengthen academics. Businesses and organizations are partnered with Washoe County School District (WCSD) K-12 schools to provide classroom supplies, expertise, donations, volunteers, and other resources. A grant from Washoe [...] Read more

Your Chance to Go Back to School – As the Principal

The Education Alliance of Washoe County, in collaboration with the Washoe County School District, Renown Health and Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce are looking for community and business leaders to trade places with local school principals—for half a day.  This year’s Principal for a Day event takes place Thursday, February 8. “It’s all about building relationships,” [...] Read more

Councilmember David Bobzien and Renown Health Support Parks and Rec and Benefit Local Charities

Only five weeks left to buy your Reno license plate! >> Reno.gov/Plate << Reno, Nevada (November 29, 2017) — The City of Reno and Renown Health have launched a five-week campaign aimed at selling 500 additional Reno license plates, which provide dedicated funding for the City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services programs. This effort will also support [...] Read more

Nevada State Apartment Association Adopts the Education Alliance of Washoe County for the Second Year

The Nevada State Apartment Association (NVSAA), a not-for-profit organization that provides the Nevada multi-housing industry with legislative support, education and community outreach, recently adopted the Education Alliance of Washoe County as its chosen charity for the second year in a row. Pictured Left to Right: Susy Breckon (NVSAA Executive Director), Brittani Keefe (Education Alliance Collaborative [...] Read more

WCSD Wellness Department Donates to Run for Education

The Washoe County School District Wellness Department donated $762.50 to support the Run for Education at their Women's Wellness Day. The February 25th event was well attended at the Whitney Peak Hotel and a portion of raffle ticket proceeds was presented to the Education Alliance for student scholarships for the 2017 Run for Education scheduled on Sunday, October 22nd at the Outlets [...] Read more
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