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Support PE in schools at the Run for Education

The Education Alliance of Washoe County, is planning the 2018 Run for Education. The event will be held on Sunday, October 21 at the Outlets at Legends in front of SCHEELS. The Run for Education attracts 8,700+ attendees to the 5K/10K races, the Sparks Marina March, ½ Mile Kids Fun Run and a lively Fitness [...] Read more

Washoe Education Association Pays Run for Education Registration Fees For Members and Their Family

The Education Alliance of Washoe County is planning the 2018 Run for Education to raise money for PE and nutrition in Washoe County elementary schools. The event will be held on Sunday, October 21 at the Outlets at Legends in front of SCHEELS. There will be 5K/10K races, as well as the Sparks Marina March […]

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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, and Kendall Inskip (Education Alliance Executive Director). community outreach, selected the Education Alliance of [...] Read more

Education Alliance Sponsors SkillsUSA Job Interview Contest

Education Alliance of Washoe County sponsored the Job Interview contest at the SkillsUSA Nevada Conference on April 11th at Circus Circus Reno. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Volunteer judges from NV Energy, Renown Health, Panasonic USA, Washoe County, Washoe County School District, Truckee Meadows Community [...] 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, 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
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