Entries by Ashley Heffernan

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 […]

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.