Entries by Mary Butz

TCCC staff is growing and changing

LaTisha Vaughn has been promoted as chief operations officer (COO).  Marcus Trinidad has transitioned from working for TCCC as an AmeriCorps VISTA to a permanent full-time position as collective impact project manager. Mary Butz has joined the staff as administration and operations coordinator. For the past two years, Vaughn has served as director of networks. […]

TCCC Board of Directors welcomes Kenya Dunn

Kenya Dunn, a motivational speaker, mentor and CEO of The Power Filled Woman, was recently elected to the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative Board of Directors for a three-year term. Dunn has held executive leadership positions in customer service and retail organizations, including T-Mobile, where she built high performing teams. She has helped countless people […]

Lowcountry Center for Educational Leadership’s launch announced

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) and the Low Country Education Consortium (LCEC), a collaboration of superintendents from the tri-county region’s four school districts, are pleased to announce the launch of the Lowcountry Center for Educational Leadership (LCEL). The Center will create a pipeline of trained and certified principal candidates who are ready to fill […]

Vaughn and Lawrence chosen to present at Collective Impact Convening

TCCC’s LaTisha Vaughn and Trident United Way’s Amanda Lawrence have been chosen to present at the 2020 Collective Impact Convening event May 6-8, 2020, in Minneapolis, MN. Their proposal, addressing “authentic engagement,” was chosen by the Collective Impact Forum from more than 120 submitted proposals. Vaughn and Lawrence submitted and were chosen to present their session, entitled “Engaging vs. Engagement” […]

Remember TCCC on Giving Tuesday

Imagine you had a child entering kindergarten unprepared. I don’t mean without a backpack, but without the basic skills of how to hold a pencil, color within the lines, or identify simple ABCs. Sadly, in the past two years alone, more than 9,000 of our area’s children arrived for their first day of kindergarten just […]

Academic Magnet High and Military Magnet Academy named champions of TCCC’s College Cash Campaign

Awards recognize schools’ efforts to build a college-going culture by exceeding FAFSA completion goals Academic Magnet High School and Military Magnet Academy have been named champions of Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative’s College Cash Campaign for increasing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) completion rates by at least 5 percentage points. Academic Magnet received “MVP” […]

TCCC launches CQI Initiative for local childhood service providers

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) and national consulting group Root Cause recently launched the Tri-County Continuous Quality Improvement Initiative to provide coaching and strengthen evidence-based results for seven local early childhood service providers. With funding from The Duke Endowment, the initiative will take the seven participating organizations through a 12- to 15-month continuous quality […]

TCCC announces Phyllis Martin as new CEO

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative announces the appointment of Phyllis Martin as its next chief executive officer (CEO). Martin joins TCCC after three years as the vice president of Community Impact for the United Way of Northeastern Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. Prior to that, Martin served as the vice president of Impact Strategies for the […]

The 2019 Excellence in Mathematics Teaching award winners announced

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative’s (TCCC) Math Pathways Project Team (MPPT) announced the winners of the 2019 Excellence in Mathematics Teaching awards at a dinner celebration on Monday, October 14 at Charleston Southern University. To honor and recognize mathematics teachers and administrators who work tirelessly to train our future work force, MPPT recognized 38 nominees with […]

Local student artist wins StriveTogether scholarship

We’re excited to announce that Aileen Shi, a student artist in our community, has been selected for StriveTogether’s 2019 Art Inspires scholarship! As a winner of this national award, she’ll have her art displayed at StriveTogether’s Cincinnati headquarters. Clicke here to take a look at her work and learn more about the StriveTogether Art Inspires […]