Youth Development

The Education Alliance-Business and Community for Public School in

  • Charleston, WV
  • www.EducationAlliance.org

Mission Statement

To promote college and career readiness for all West Virginia students.

Main Programs

  1. 21st Century Teaching Mini-Grants
  2. SEEDS--Student Educational and Economic Development Success
  3. Walk The Talk
Service Areas

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West Virginia

The Education Alliance works cooperatively with public schools, businesses and communities in all 55 West Virginia counties.

ruling year

1984

Principal Officer since 2009

Self-reported

Dr. Patricia S. Kusimo

Keywords

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West Virginia Education Alliance WV

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EIN

55-0630914

 Number

2291220528

Physical Address

803 Quarrier Street, Suite 500

Charleston, WV 25301

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (S01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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The vision of The Education Alliance is that every West Virginia public school student will graduate from high school college and career ready.

 By working toward and achieving the following goals, The Education Alliance is making a difference that will increase college and career opportunities for students and the capacity of West Virginia public schools to prepare their students:

To recognize and promote partnerships with public schools that produce positive results for students.
To positively impact education policy at the state and local levels.
To conduct demonstration projects that a) produce high levels of student achievement; b) increase on-time grade level completion; and c) help students prepare for college and careers.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

21st Century Teaching Mini-Grants

Annual award cycle provides mini-grants of up to $500 to public schoolteachers in West Virginia to implement innovative, meritorious projects in their classrooms. Awarded projects incorporate technology and real-world applications into students' core curriculum.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

$73,720.00

Program 2

SEEDS--Student Educational and Economic Development Success

SEEDS links a seasoned business CEO and professional educational consultants with a new public school principal. Together, they develop and implement a three-year plan for school success, with professional development and grant funding to aid their progress.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$453,160.00

Program 3

Walk The Talk

Walk The Talk is a four-year, school-based club for high school students who the school has identified as being at-risk of dropping out before they graduate. Students join as ninth graders and are paired with a caring business or community leader who acts as their mentor. Students focus on personal development, personal finance and plan for life after high school.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

$107,113.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

West Virginia

The Education Alliance works cooperatively with public schools, businesses and communities in all 55 West Virginia counties.

Funding Needs

The Education Alliance seeks program and operating support to maintain its programs, expand pilot projects into new areas of the state and develop new initiatives aligned with its mission to help every public school student succeed.   The Education Alliance accepts both stock and cash gifts.

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THE EDUCATION ALLIANCE-BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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The Education Alliance-Business and Community for Public School in

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Patricia S. Kusimo

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Howard Seufer Jr.

Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love

Term: Jan 2010 - Jan 2012

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