Entries by Ashley Heffernan

Photos: CRBJ Power Breakfast on education

Special thanks to the panelists and all those who attended today’s Charleston Regional Business Journal Power Breakfast! The event focused on tri-county education and TCCC’s recently released Regional Education Report: Chapter 4. TCCC CEO John C. Read did a short presentation on the report, and then panelists from the region fielded questions about what needs to happen […]

Power Breakfast planned for Thursday

The Charleston Regional Business Journal’s next Power Breakfast will focus on tri-county education and TCCC’s recently released Regional Education Report: Chapter 4. The Power Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, at the North Charleston Marriott at 4770 Goer Drive in North Charleston. Tickets are on sale now for […]

Special thanks to our HSGN Guiding Team!

Our High School Graduation Network’s Guiding Team, which is a subset of members from the Network who are designated to lead the Network’s work, met last week on the Boeing South Carolina campus. The Guiding Team meets bi-monthly and includes key stakeholders, content experts, process facilitators and members of the TCCC backbone staff. During the […]

May 19: Free asthma camp for tri-county children

Impediments to education attainment in this region intersect with health issues all across the pre-natal to workforce continuum. For TCCC’s Networks, Consortia and Guiding Teams, health issues are an integral part of the work. One of the most prominent physical health issues the impede proficiency and readiness in K-12 is asthma. The American Lung Association […]

Op/Ed: Student success depends on support from entire community

The TCCC Board of Directors, chaired by InterTech Group CEO Anita Zucker, voted unanimously last week to approve this Op/Ed submission to The Post and Courier. “We believe every school in our region should have an excellent principal leading high-quality teachers who are setting high expectations for every child — no exceptions. We will work with […]

Symposium on early childhood arts, STEM set for May 7

The Institute for Child Success is partnering with the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts to host Creativity Connects Charleston: Early STEM Learning Through the Arts. This free, one-day symposium will focus on early childhood arts integration and STEM. It will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 7 at The Gibbes Museum of Art, at […]

Kindergarten Readiness Network vote coming up

TCCC’s Kindergarten Readiness Network, which is convened by Trident United Way, is expected take a key vote on May 23. Last year, the network voted to proceed into a 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 […]