Quality of life and long-term economic viability in the Lowcountry rest on the availability of a well-trained and ready workforce. Public education and the more than 150 public schools in the region serve as the talent supply chain for employers. The three essential elements for education attainment are highly skilled instructional leaders as principals leading […]
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Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative released its fifth annual Regional Education Report on April 9 at Charleston Southern University. During the event, TCCC hosted a panel discussion featuring Melanie Barton, executive director of the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee, Anjene Davis, a community advocate; Gerrita Postlewait, superintendent of the Charleston County School District; and Anita Zucker, […]
Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) is recruiting a volunteer-driven AmeriCorps VISTA member to focus on increasing high school graduation and college enrollment rates across the region. Position: The AmeriCorps VISTA member will serve a full-time, one-year term beginning June 10, 2019 and ending June 9, 2020. Position Summary: The Charleston region has experienced unprecedented […]
Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) today released its fifth annual Regional Education Report during the organization’s Community Leadership Council breakfast at Charleston Southern University. 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 […]
Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) will release its fifth annual Regional Education Report on Tuesday, April 9! Check back then to download your PDF copy!
All parents and North Charleston community members are invited to attend the first of three meetings between April and June to express your views on what is wanted and needed for your public schools. This is not a “district meeting” but an opportunity for an independent voice directly to the Charleston County School District Board […]
The Post and Courier is hosting a “Minimally Adequate” education forum from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Monday, April 1 at Trident Technical College, Building 970, in North Charleston. Panelists at the forum include: Gerrita Postlewait | Superintendent of Charleston County School District Sherri Snipes-Williams | CEO of Charleston Promise Neighborhood Tina Wirth | Senior Vice President of Talent […]
Special thanks to all Kindergarten Readiness Network members who joined us for a Data Walk! Members spent time at six stations reviewing and discussing early childhood facility locations, capacity and ratings; Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) results broken down by test domains, school, race and poverty level; and food deserts.
Do you know a school or community-based program that is truly making a difference for our students? The Riley Institute at Furman University is accepting submissions for the annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award, given each fall to a program that is making a difference for our public school students and has data to […]
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 […]