The Education Alliance is an independent voice, earnest advocate, and statewide participant that advances policies and practices to continually improve public school student achievement in West Virginia.
Every West Virginia public school student will graduate ready to begin a career or pursue additional education and training.
What is The Education Alliance?
The Education Alliance is a nonprofit organization that advocates for a quality public education for all West Virginia children. It was established in July 1983 by business executives who saw the importance of supporting public schools and giving the business community a voice in education. As a nonprofit organization, it is supported 100 percent by grants and donations. The Education Alliance works to advance its mission and vision through a strategic plan that outlines three goals:
Equip WV Students for Success
Through Educational Opportunities & Support
Increase student literacy outcomes
Improve student graduation indicators
Improve student career readiness
Increase student math outcomes
Mobilize Business & Community Support For Schools
To Improve Student Outcomes Through Programs
Cultivate effective business and school partnerships
Foster school innovation that leads to systemic change
Expand the number of schools impacted through direct programming
Advance the Improvement of WV’s Education System
Through Research-Based Vision Setting, Dialogue And Advocacy
Identify and advocate for systemic changes that improve student outcomes
Participate in policy developments and inform policymakers with sound research-based information
Facilitate dialogue among stakeholders to further systemic change
Increase the number of public policy resources