Greater Waco Community
Education Alliance

4901 Bosque Blvd. Suite 290
Waco, Texas 76710
Phone: 254-741-0081
alliance@wacofoundation.org

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Developing an understanding that the entire community
shares responsibility for educating every citizen.

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Our Planning Team


The Planning Team and Alliance staff provide planning and oversight of the ongoing work of the Alliance.


The Education Alliance Planning Team is a group of individuals representing different sectors of the community who provide planning and oversight of our on-going work. The team meets periodically and provides both guidance and support of Education Alliance activities.


Ms. Virginia DuPuy, Chair, Education Alliance Executive Director

Ms. Ashley Allison, Executive Director, Waco Foundation

Dr. Jon Engelhardt, School of Education Dean, Baylor University

Mr. Ken Hampton, Sr. VP – Community Development, Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Richard Hinckley, President/CEO, Center for Occupational, Research & Development

Christine Holecek, Ed. Specialist II/ Academic & Administrative Services, ESC Region 12

Ms. Teri HoltKamp, Poverty Solutions, City of Waco

Dr. Jerry Maze, Executive Director, Region 12 Education Service Center

Dr. Dale McCall, VP-Student Learning, Texas State Technical College - Waco

Mr. Al Pollard, VP-Program Development, McLennan Community College

Ms. Ashley Weaver, Director, SmartBabies Initiative