Education Markets

Our experienced team of specialists in education advance the work of leading education and learning-focused individuals, organizations, and agencies.

Community-Based Organizations

Community-based organizations serve young people where they are and provide vital social-emotional, academic and workforce development support. Collaborative works to expand the impact and reach of these organizations.
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Higher Education

Colleges, community colleges, and universities serve learners of all ages through their research, teaching, and service. Our work with higher education institutions raises the profile of faculty and administrators, and highlights successful programs and initiatives—both in their communities and nationally.


Nonprofit organizations play a pivotal role as partners working with education systems to improve outcomes for students at the local, regional, and national level. Collaborative has worked extensively with nonprofit organizations of all sizes to increase their impact and advance their missions.
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The philanthropic sector provides vital funding, resources, and ideas that together spark changes across the education ecosystem. Collaborative works directly with philanthropic partners to solidify their brands, leverage thought leadership, and share stories of impact of their grantees.

School Districts

School districts are the heart of the education system, opening doors for their students to future opportunities and preparing them to thrive. Collaborative works with school districts to enhance their communications with the media, policymakers, funders, partner organizations, and the educators, families and students they serve as well as the general public.
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Eliza Panike

Senior Associate

About Eliza

“The world needs a sense of worth, and it will achieve it only by its people feeling that they are worthwhile.” ― Fred Rogers

Eliza has long understood that strong, vibrant communities are built by providing young people the tools and resources they need to succeed. For the last decade, she has built her career supporting government and non-profit organizations working to improve the lives of children and families. Most recently, she developed key messaging and content for delivering Common Sense Media’s ratings and reviews to parents and caregivers. Prior to that, she provided support to California’s First 5 system through program management, event planning, and public policy campaigns.

Eliza excels at project management and will be using her skills to create effective communications campaigns for her clients.

Born and raised in Northern California, Eliza currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in child development from San Francisco State University.

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