Entries by Ashley Heffernan

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 […]

Open House at Meeting Street Elementary @ Brentwood

We’d like to thank everyone who came out Tuesday night to the Open House at Meeting Street Elementary @ Brentwood! This is a free, public neighborhood school made possible through a public-private partnership between Charleston County School District and Meeting Street Schools. Opened in 2014 to grades Pre-K3 through third, it has grown by a […]

Reading by Third

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 […]

CCSD listening sessions went well

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.

Please join us at Meeting Street Elementary @ Brentwood

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 […]

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!