Entries by Ashley Heffernan

Math professionals propose end of course math exam requirements

Math professionals at the district and college level, supported by the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative, have been working to open pathways to college and careers in science, business, technology, engineering and other STEM-related disciplines. This Math Pathways Project Team (MPPT) has been assessing the effectiveness of end of course examinations for high school math […]

TCCC applauds changes to state’s “Disturbing Schools” law

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) is pleased that South Carolina lawmakers have amended the “Disturbing Schools” law, which criminalized students for actions that often could have been handled by school administrators. Gov. Henry McMaster signed legislation on May 17 that restructures the law to apply only to non-students. The law now reads, “It is […]

Kindergarten Readiness Network Convening

TCCC’s Kindergarten Readiness Network voted in favor of moving forward with the implementation of Family Connects in the tri-county region. Family Connects is an evidence-based model created in Durham, N.C., that provides nurse home visiting services to the parents of every newborn, regardless of income or socioeconomic status. Watch this video to learn more. CEOs and representatives of the region’s four […]

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 […]