Entries by Ashley Heffernan

High School Graduation Network Convening

On Wednesday, our High School Graduation Network met at The Boeing Company in North Charleston to discuss 4 projects: College and Career Readiness Disconnected Youth FAFSA Students with Special Needs The High School Graduation Network is comprised of community members who are committed to improving the on-time graduation rate in our region and ensuring students are […]

Job Opening: Family Connects Project Manager

Trident United Way, the Convener of Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative’s Kindergarten Readiness Network, is hiring a Family Connects Project Manager to support the Network’s work. A full description of the position is posted here, and applications are being accepted now. We urge anyone interested to apply! Depending on the candidate, this can be a full-time […]

S.C. education deans collaborate to remedy acute teacher shortage

The deans of six of South Carolina’s larger Schools and Colleges of Education have formed a consortium to address collaboratively some of the state’s most pressing education issues. Today, they have released a statement urging action to address the teacher shortage being experienced across South Carolina. The deans convened at the request of the Provosts […]

Kiwanis Club of Charleston

Special thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Charleston for inviting TCCC CEO John Read to speak at the club’s weekly lunch today. Kiwanis is an international organization that is dedicated to improving the world one child, one community at a time. Are you looking for an overview of the state of education in the tri-county region? […]

Lowcountry Giving Day

This year, Lowcountry Giving Day will be held on Tuesday, September 19 at Joe Riley Park in downtown Charleston. We’re hoping community members like you will support us in one of the following ways: Make a donation online on September 19 at http://text.gives/cradletocareer. Make a donation on September 19 by texting “CradletoCareer” to 855-735-BIDR (2437). […]

We’re hiring!

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative is hiring a Director of Continuous Improvement. The job description is posted here and below: The Director-Continuous Improvement (DCI) reports to the TCCC’s CEO and has overall responsibility for the further development of the Tri-County Regional Improvement Process (TRIP!) and its deployment across the region. The facilitation of TCCC’s Networks, […]

REI training opportunity

Racial Equity Institute training is coming back to Charleston next month! All TCCC staff members have been through this two-day training, and we encourage you to consider it as well. This powerful training is designed to help communities address institutional racism. The next training session will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on […]

K-12 teacher shortage crisis

An important discussion was held today on the teacher shortage crisis in South Carolina, and TCCC CEO John C. Read was honored to be a part of it. The Zucker Family School of Education at The Citadel hosted a public educational leadership and innovation forum to discuss the high number of unfilled teaching positions in the […]

HSGN Guiding Team meets at Boeing

On Thursday, our High School Graduation Network’s Guiding Team met for the first time since The Boeing Company became the network’s new Convener. Special thanks to all of the Guiding Team members who are devoting time to do this work! We’re looking forward to moving the needle and ensuring every child in the tri-county region […]