Reno/Sparks Business Executives Go Back to School – As Principals

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Victoria Campbell
775.333.3789
775.772.2907
vcampbell@washoeschools.net 

   

 

Reno/Sparks Business Executives

Go Back to School – As Principals

 

What: Local community and business leaders shadow Washoe County School District principals during the annual Principal for a Day Event hosted by the Education Alliance of Washoe County.

 

The event kick-off begins Thursday, February 6 at the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce at 5:30 p.m.

 

When:

Thursday, Feb. 6

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 7

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 7

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 pm

Where:

Reno + Sparks

Chamber of Commerce

449 S. Virginia St., 3rd Floor, Reno

Washoe County School

District Schools 

Renown Mack Auditorium

1155 Mill Street, Reno

       
       

 

Details: For half a day on February 7, executives will learn what it is like to be a principal or administrator in the Washoe County School District and about the 64,000 students they serve. This event allows executives to see first-hand what education looks and feels like in our community and gives them the chance to share ideas and establish relationships with those in education.

 

Kick-off for the event starts the night before at the “Meet your Match" mixer hosted by the Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce, where executives will meet their educator match.

 

Also, the third annual Partner in Education PiE Champion Awards will be presented by the Education Alliance to recognize outstanding business/school partnerships.

 

Notable Attendees – Thursday, Feb. 6: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak; Nevada Department of Education Superintendent of Public Instruction Jhone Ebert

 

Editors’ note: Beginning at 12 p.m. on Friday, February 7, principals and executives will gather for lunch at Renown’s Mack Auditorium where they will discuss their experiences.

 

About the Education Alliance: The Education Alliance of Washoe County is a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster educational excellence and student achievement in Washoe County. Its programs and initiatives include Partners in Education, the Run for Education, Teachers’ Warehouse, and Principal for a Day, all dedicated to strengthening education through business and community partnerships.

 

For more information about the Education Alliance, please contact Kendall Inskip, Executive Director, or Brittani Haggarty, Collaborative Coordinator, at 353-6950 or visit www.ed-alliance.org.

 

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