Alliance for Education

Organization Details

NameAlliance for Education

Organization Description

Mission statementThe Alliance’s mission is to ensure that all students in Seattle Public Schools (SPS) are prepared for college, career, and life. Eliminating achievement gaps, which exist primarily along the lines of race, income, and ethnicity, is foundational to this mission. Alliance activities are designed to improve educational equity so that all students, including low income and students of color, have opportunities to achieve academic success and economic and social mobility for the rest of their lives.
Service(s) descriptionRecognition and awards to teachers, principals and other school staff, marketing of Seattle schools, Seattle Teacher Residency, School Fiscal Services, and Right Now Needs Funds.
Program impactContributing to increased graduation rates and narrowing opportunity gaps. More than $155 million to support excellence in Seattle Public Schools. A groundbreaking partnership in the creation of the Seattle Teacher Residency, which has placed 90 highly trained teachers in 30 high-needs Seattle schools. Serving 120 school-related groups with fiscal sponsorship services, managing more than $2 million in donations and disbursements.

Community programs are organized into categories known as Community School Elements. All community programs associated with Alliance for Education are listed below and each program may be provided at 1 or more schools. You can use the 'Show Details' buttons to learn more about each program.

Basic Needs (1 program)

Programs that support students and families in receiving and accessing resources related to hunger and food security, housing insecurity/homelessness, clothing, hygiene products, and other necessities.