Chief Aviation Officer to speak at Education Alliance event

Bill Noe, Marshall University’s chief aviation officer, will speak at an EDTalks event sponsored by the Education Alliance.  The event, titled “The Sky’s the Limit,” will take place Thursday, March 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bill Noe Flight School, located at 600 Eagle Mountain Road in Charleston near West Virginia International Yeager Airport.

“EDTalks: The Sky’s the Limit” will feature two speakers who will share their experiences and insights on the importance of education. Noe is a former Marshall University swimmer who is in the Marshall Athletics Hall of Fame and an accomplished business executive. Also on the program will be Amber Nichols, a board member of the Education Alliance and a kindergarten teacher with 21 years of experience in West Virginia schools, who is the 2023 West Virginia State Teacher of the Year.

Registration for the event is required and can be done through Eventbrite at Registration is at no charge, and attendees are encouraged to register early, as space is limited. Free lunch will be provided to all registered attendees. Attendees have an opportunity to win a certificate for a free flight, compliments of the Bill Noe Flight School. Parking will be available at the event. Staff will be directing traffic and signs will be displayed to guide drivers to the designated parking areas.

Any questions as they pertain to the event and media coverage should be directed to Allison Stickel at the Education Alliance by phone at 304-830-1593 or by e-mail at

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