Our CEO, John C. Read, wrote an opinion piece for Charleston Currents on the FAFSA. A year ago, with support from The InterTech Group, we created the FAFSA Pilot Project. We chose five high schools with the lowest FAFSA completion and highest poverty rates in our region, and we went to work. One year later, […]
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The FAFSA Pilot Project, an initiative of Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative, has met and surpassed its target, resulting in a 20-percentage point jump in FAFSA completions at five local high schools over the past year. Read more about our great news here: http://tricountycradletocareer.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2017.07.10-Press-Release-for-FAFSA-Target.pdf
The Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative team has relocated to the third floor of the Trident United Way building. Please update our address in your records: 6296 Rivers Avenue, Suite 308 North Charleston, S.C. 29406 Special thanks to Clemson’s Restoration Institute for hosting us over the past year!
The Boeing Company has agreed to serve as Convener for Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative’s High School Graduation Network, replacing the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, which stepped down from the post in May. “We at Boeing are firm believers that all members of the community can and should be engaged in assuring high-quality education […]
Today the Kindergarten Readiness Network voted overwhelmingly to proceed into the due-diligence period with Family Connects, an evidence-based program that’s intended to serve all families with newborns in the region. Through Family Connects, nurses visit newborns and their families at their homes in the first three months of life to connect them with community resources […]
Our Board of Directors voted today to add two new board members! Welcome to the team: Scott Sharp, TD Bank Laura Varn, Community Volunteer
We’ve added a new board member and two staff members! Katarina Fjording has been elected to the TCCC Board of Directors. Fjording is the Vice President, Purchasing and Manufacturing, Americas, for Volvo Car Group. Alexa Stephens, who has been serving as TCCC’s Director of Data Management and Analysis, has accepted a new position to oversee […]
During the TCCC Board of Directors’ Annual Meeting on June 15, 2016, the following update on the Kindergarten Readiness Network was provided by Chris Kerrigan, President & CEO of the Trident United Way. (TUW serves as Convening Partner for the KRN.) Noteworthy Milestones for the Kindergarten Readiness Network from December 2015 to May 2016 Community Outreach […]
The following update was presented to the TCCC Board of Directors during their annual Annual Meeting on June 15, 2016. MISSION Attract more adults to member institutions to obtain a 2- or 4-year degree, certificate or graduate degree in order to develop their life and workplace skills and to meet employer needs. The adults transitioning from […]