Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative has expanded its staff by hiring Amanda Kowal as Communications and Administration Associate, a part-time position that reports to the Director of Communications and Operations. Kowal has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, meeting planning and administration with non-profit organizations. Her most recent position was in marketing […]
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Special thanks to The Post & Courier for publishing TCCC CEO John C. Read’s letter to the editor, titled “Reform education funding laws.” “All of the reports and studies are explicit: The vestiges of racial biases pervade the existing system and must be eliminated before every child can succeed,” Read said. Click here to read […]
Note: A previous version of this press release included an error in the teacher pay recommendation. The mistake has been corrected, and TCCC sincerely regrets the error. Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative announced the first of what will likely be a series of actions needed to support the reformation of public education in the tri-county […]
The College of Charleston’s School of Education, Health, and Human Performance is hosting an event at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the Rita Liddy Hollings Science Center, Room 101, for teachers to share their vision for the future of education.
A North Charleston Area Town Hall Meeting has been scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. on February 11 at 4441 Durant Avenue to discuss closing the gap in the school district.
Regional school boards will hold a rally for reform at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 at Lightsey Chapel at Charleston Southern University (9200 University Blvd., North Charleston). Come together for a public meeting with legislators, teachers, community members and parents to learn more about education reform in South Carolina. The event will feature: In-depth […]
Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative, a nonprofit dedicated to improving educational outcomes for all students in the region, has received $150,000 from StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to bring communities together around data to make decisions and improve results for children. TCCC will use the grant funds – in partnership with Father to Father Inc., […]
Over the past several months, about 30 individuals have been working to co-create a set of four scenarios about the future of education in Charleston County. This community effort, called Charleston Shared Future, took into account previous studies, including the Clemson Study on Diversity and Inclusion, The Post and Courier’s “Minimally Adequate” series, The Avery Institute’s […]
We’re thrilled that so many members of the TCCC Board of Directors went through Racial Equity Institute (REI) training today! In attendance, among many others, were: The InterTech Group CEO Anita Zucker, Charleston County School District Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait, Volvo Car University’s Katarina Fjording, Coastal Community Foundation’s Darrin Goss, Community Volunteers Larry Lautenschlager and Paul Kohlheim, […]
It’s time to get dressed up for a night of live music, dinner, drinks and much more! There’s only 8 tables left, so purchase your tickets now for the Steeplechase of Charleston Charity Gala benefitting Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative! Here are the details: When: 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019 Where: […]