Trident United Way held a press conference today to announce its Reading by Third initiative, and Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative CEO John C. Read was invited to speak. The Reading by Third initiative is a partnership between Trident United Way and the four local school districts that will provide innovative teacher training, which is […]
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Our CEO, John C. Read, wrote an opinion piece for The Post & Courier about Charleston County School District’s recent listening sessions. John had the privilege to facilitate five of the sessions. Click here to read about his takeaways.
Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative is sponsoring an Open House at Meeting Street Elementary @ Brentwood, and community members are encouraged to attend. The school has shown impressive success in its first three years of operation. With the fourth year already underway, the Open House will give community members the chance to tour the facility […]
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, […]
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