Dr. Amelia Courts

Dr. Amelia Courts has extensive leadership experience in the education sector and a record of success in collaborating with business and community organizations to positively impact statewide initiatives. Since 2013 she has served as the President/CEO of The Education Alliance, which advocates for a quality education for all West Virginia...

Beth Winkler Bowden

Beth Winkler Bowden is a Program Coordinator for The Education Alliance. Beth joined The Education Alliance in September 2016 and assists in coordinating many of the Alliances programs including the WV Ready Summer Internship Program. Beth serves as the coordinator of the Alliance’s Financial Literacy program, College visit program, and...

Quinten Burton

Quinten Burton is the STEM Works VISTA Leader for The Education Alliance. Quinten Joined The Education Alliance in August 2016 where he was an AmeriCorps on the Frontline Mentor, STEM Education VISTA, and STEM Works VISTA Leader. He is helping support all of the VISTAs The Education Alliance has placed,...

Gretchen D. Frankenberry

Gretchen D. Frankenberry is the Director of Partnership and Advocacy for the Education Alliance. Gretchen joined The Education Alliance in May 2016 where she develops and implements school, business, and community partnerships and oversees the Alliance’s advocacy activities. She also administers the Born Learning Academy, WV Ready Graduate Initiative, and...

Caroline S. Goodall

Caroline S. Goodall joined The Education Alliance in October 2010 and her background includes both the non-profit sector and corporate America. She has 20 years of experience as the Manager of Administrative Services with INROADS/West Virginia, Inc. a national non-profit career-development organization for minority students and nine years with Chesapeake...

Andrew Means

Andrew Means is a recent graduate of West Virginia University School of Law, with Bachelor’s degrees in both Philosophy and English from West Virginia University. Before coming to The Education Alliance in July of 2019, he had experience in municipal government at the Charleston Municipal Court and state government through...

Olivia McCuskey

Olivia McCuskey joined the Education Alliance in August of 2019 as the Director of Strategic Engagement. In her role, Olivia works to develop, cultivate and strengthen the Alliance’s relationships with business, education and community stakeholders throughout the state to actively engage them as partners in the organization’s work. She also...

Emily Schoen Pratt

Emily Schoen Pratt is the Director of Federal Programs and Communications for The Education Alliance. Emily joined The Education Alliance in July 2010 as the dropout prevention and career readiness Program Director. In her current role, Emily administers the AmeriCorps Mentors, Blended Learning, Energizing steM and STEM Works VISTA programs....