Local Education
Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
Truckee Meadows Community College is continually growing and finding new ways to prepare students for the real world. Offering academic and university transfer, occupational training, career enhancement workshops and classes just for fun, TMCC is the fastest growing college in northern Nevada.
TMCC serves over 13,000 students with programs leading to associate degrees and certificates in more than 50 academic and occupational areas.

TMCC Offers Our Students Choices
* Variety—more than 50 degree and certificate programs
* Convenience—at more than 40 sites countywide.
* Flexible schedules—classes taught weekdays or weekends, in the daytime or evening.
* Class types—Internet, lectures, laboratory, hands-on, television, one-day workshops.
* Support services—everything from free tutoring to job placement assistance to single-parent support.
* Affordability—just over $69.25 per credit and Nevada senior citizens attend tuition-free!
DRI conducts cutting-edge applied research in air, land and life, and water quality across Nevada, the United States and on every continent. With more than 500 employees and two main campuses in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada, DRI generates $50 million in total annual revenue!
DRI’s faculty members are nontenured, entrepreneurial and responsible for their own salaries from external grants and contracts. This blend of academic rigor and private-sector pragmatism has earned DRI a reputation for delivering rapid, high quality environmental science in a businesslike fashion.
Academics that will surprise you.
With over 145 degree programs, Nevada is bound to have a starting point to your career goals. From expertise in earth sciences to journalism, Nevada degrees open the door to unexpected opportunities. At Nevada, you can enroll in a fast-track medical program with our own School of Medicine. Or, you can participate in undergraduate research, getting a competitive advantage over many of your peers. Public-private partnerships are the future of higher education. Working together, public universities and private-sector businesses will shape the future of the workforce and drive necessary research and development. Specifically, this is being done at Nevada through new technology licensing and professional advisory boards to colleges.
We are the Washoe County School District.
Providing a world class education for our students.

To create an education system where all students achieve academic success, develop personal and civic responsibility, and achieve career and college readiness for the 21st century.
Fun, hands-on lessons lead to life changing experiences for children! Experience it for yourself on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Fifth and sixth grade classes build healthy habits, academic and social skills, and a connection to community and the natural world. Children and young adults hike or snowshoe in the area learning local ecology during the multi-day overnight camps. The activities meet curriculum standards while also providing a sense of stewardship towards reducing fire danger and keeping Lake Tahoe blue. Great Basin Outdoor School operates exclusively in Nevada and has served thousands of children as a 501(c)(3) non-profit since 1998. Children learn during four-day field studies building academic and social skills and developing their understanding of the natural world. Fifth and sixth grade classes, high school and college students, and teachers study local ecology with standards-based lessons at Camp Galilee, Lake Tahoe during spring, fall, and winter programs. Service-learning projects and place-based education help develop a commitment to sustainability and a connection to the earth.
Growing healthy minds, bodies, and communities through place-based gardening and seed-to-table education.

Urban Roots is founded on the idea that food is a powerful tool for academic and nutrition instruction when it is fully integrated into the classroom. In order to realize our goals of promoting physical, social, and intellectual development in Washoe County Schools, we provide in-school garden and kitchen classrooms, opportunities for teacher involvement, summer programs, host special community and school garden events, and enable afterschool garden clubs.
We are a national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting profoundly gifted students under 18.
Profoundly gifted students are those who score in the 99.9th percentile on IQ and achievement tests. An inability to concentrate on a task that is not intellectually challenging, including repetitious ideas or material presented in small pieces. In addition, we provide information and educational opportunities for teachers, school administrators, school counselors, pediatricians, psychologists, psychiatrists and other professionals.