Entries by Ashley Heffernan

TCCC’s FAFSA Pilot Project surpasses target

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

We’ve Moved

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!

TCCC announces new Convener for High School Graduation Network

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 […]

Kindergarten Readiness Network Says ‘Yes’

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 […]

June 2016 Kindergarten Readiness Update

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 […]

June 2016 Adult Learners Project Team Update

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 […]