Julie Faryniarz

Greenwich Alliance for Education Pivots to Meet Needs

With the transformation from school-based education to distance learning, the Greenwich Alliance for Education is pivoting to meet the short and long-term needs of the Greenwich Public Schools, both for teachers and students. They continue to focus, in particular, on the educational needs of the AVID community – teachers, students, and alums – as many of the AVID students are those being provided food and other human service needs through other agencies. The Alliance is funding requests for school supplies and books, teaching Tuning In To Music lessons via Skype, and working with their grantees to provide virtual content. The Alliance can handle more of these educational requests right away and is in contact with school administrators and other non-profit organizations to determine needs as they arise.

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Greenwich Alliance for Education Invests In Student’s Success

Greenwich Alliance Executive Director shares an interview with Destiny, an AVID GHS program graduate, about how being noticed, as having potential, changed the educational experience and course of her life. Destiny, now, a first generation college graduate gives credit to her teachers, mentors, and the Greenwich Alliance for Education and is ready to give back and assist another person’s life journey.

Greenwich Alliance for Education’s Turkey Trot is Nov. 25

The seventh annual Greenwich Alliance for Education’s Turkey Trot will be held on Saturday, Nov. 25. Join over 1,200 spectators and participants in the perfect post-Thanksgiving family activity. Registrants will be able to choose from either a 5K race or a non-competitive 1-mile run/walk. Both races begin and end at the Arch Street Teen Center at 100 Arch St. and pace through the roads of Bruce Park. The 1-mile starts at 9:30 a.m. followed by the 5K at 10 a.m. All proceeds from the Turkey Trot will directly benefit the Greenwich Alliance for Education’s programs that aim to foster educational success for Greenwich Public School students. read more...