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Education Alliance 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. 2017-18 Officers include: Alex Woodley, City of Reno-President; Kyle Dalpe, Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC)-1st Vice President; Dave Bianchi, Northwestern Mutual Financial-Treasurer; Nanette Quitt, NV Energy-Secretary; Members-At-Large: Mariluz Garcia, University of Nevada Reno (UNR) Dean’s Future Scholars;...

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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. The Education Alliance of Washoe County is a nonprofit organization that supports Washoe County...

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Teacher Appreciation Week and Shop ‘Til You Drop Event 2017

A Note from Superintendent Traci Davis to Washoe County School District Teachers: We had such an exciting week celebrating the work our teachers do each and every day. I hope you have enjoyed many of the discounts that were emailed to you and were able to take some time out to treat yourself. Myself as well...

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Education Alliance Sponsors SkillsUSA Job Interview Competition

The Education Alliance sponsored the Job Interview contest at the SkillsUSA Nevada Conference on April 5th 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 Truckee Meadows Community College, University of Nevada, Reno, the City of Reno, NOW Foods, StartHuman, and Northwestern...

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Executive Director Spotlight in Association of Fundraising Professionals Newsletter

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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...

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Circus Circus Reno Partners with Hunter Lake Elementary School

The Education Alliance of Washoe County is proud to announce Circus Circus Reno and Hunter Lake Elementary School have joined together as Partners in Education. “Education is a top priority in our community,” said Tony Marini, Director of Casino Operations for Circus Circus Reno. “We are happy to help students and staff of the school...

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Happy Holidays!

Every year the students at Glenn Duncan Elementary School make a special trip to visit their Partner in Education – The Washoe County Manager’s office. They share their beautiful voices with them, captivating the employees with holiday classics. Enjoy the video below from their visit this year.

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The Education Alliance is moving offices!

Education Alliance offices are moving the last week of November! We are excited to be joining several WCSD departments at 5450 Riggins Court, Suite 4, Reno, NV 89502 and we appreciate your patience during our move!

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Let’s Go to College

Working in partnership with the Reno Sunrise Rotary Club, Truckee Meadows Community College, and WCSD, the Education Alliance participated in the “Let’s go to College” Campaign. The event supports efforts to reach out to students early in their educational careers about their options after graduation from high school. Some of these options include attending college, pursuing...

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