Entries by Ashley Heffernan

Charleston Regional Business Journal hosts Power Breakfast on education

Special thanks to the Charleston Regional Business Journal for hosting a Power Breakfast today on education. Panelists included: David Ginn, President & CEO, Charleston Regional Development Alliance Dr. Gerrita Postlewait, Superintendent, Charleston County School District The Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III, Pastor, Charity Missionary Baptist Church Laura Varn, Vice President of People & Culture and Communications, Parkland USA

Two high school students join TCCC for summer internship

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative was selected by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to host two Student Leaders this summer for an eight-week internship program. The Student Leaders program is a significant component of Bank of America’s commitment to strengthening the economic and social health of communities. At its core, Student Leaders is designed […]

TCCC Board of Directors welcomes Hsu, Walters

Two college presidents joined the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative Board of Directors on June 19. College of Charleston President Andrew Hsu, Ph.D., and The Citadel President Gen. Glenn Walters, USMC (Ret.), were both elected to three-year terms. Hsu was selected as the college’s 23rd president in November 2018 and formally took office in May. […]

Less than a month remains until FAFSA deadline

The deadline is approaching to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students planning to attend college in the 2019-2020 school year must submit the FAFSA by June 30 at the official government site www.FAFSA.gov. Filling out the FAFSA is the first step for students to access federal grants and loans as well […]

CRBJ Power Breakfast to focus on TCCC’s Regional Education Report

The Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Power Breakfast on Thursday, June 27 will focus on Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative’s recently released Regional Education Report. This report, titled “Disruption,” identifies how inequity shows itself across the cradle-to-career continuum and provides actions and disruptions that are needed to cause public education to support the success of every […]

Kindergarten Readiness Network reviews Birth to 8 Framework

Special thanks to those who attended today’s Kindergarten Readiness Network meeting! Attendees reviewed the most recent kindergarten readiness data and a draft version of the network’s Birth to 8 Framework, which will be used to guide the group’s work going forward. The purpose of the Kindergarten Readiness Network is to ensure children entering kindergarten in […]

Group changes name to Future Ready Network

TCCC’s High School Graduation Network, co-convened by Jessica Jackson at The Boeing Company and Cathy Almquist at Trident Technical College, has changed its name and expanded its focus to include college enrollment and persistence. The network’s new name is the Future Ready Network, and its goal is to ensure all students are prepared for their future beyond high school by: increasing the number of students […]

The Citadel hosting Calculus professional development workshop

The Citadel is hosting a professional development workshop for educators at the high school and college levels to support Calculus readiness. The workshop is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at The Citadel’s Thompson Hall. Continental breakfast will be available starting at 8:30 a.m., and lunch will be catered. Registration: http://bit.ly/ProConv2019 […]