Education in the News
Jun 13, 2019 12:15 PM
Mr. Edward Alvarez
Education in the News

Edward Alvarez has extensive background and experience in the education sector. His education experience includes services on various advisory committees, including the Eastside Union High School District and the California Community Colleges Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs. He was elected to the Eastside Union High School District Board of Trustees and served a seven-year term during which the District constructed 8 high schools. He served a 7-year term on the Board of trustees of Santa Clara University as well as the Board Real Estate and Finance Committee.

He is a Trustee Emeritus of the University as well as a member of the Role Model Board of Trustees, an elementary school mentor program. During his law practice tenure, he represented the Mision-DeAnza Community College District and was instrumental in the information of the formation of the Mission-DeAnza Community Foundation, including the creation of enabling legislation required by law.

Mr. Alvarez has served as the Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Hispanic Education (formerly The NHU Foundation) since 2004. Currently, Mr. Alvarez also serves on the Board of Trustees of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School San Jose, a private school whose enrollment is restricted to low-income families. Mr. Alvarez has been recognized as a recipient of the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s first-ever Latino Leadership Awards.