PEP Talks: Greenville Arts Education

PEP Talks are knowledge building events aimed at educating the Greenville community and public-school stakeholders on salient education topics, which allow parents, teachers, and the community to become stronger advocates for more robust public schools. Join us on October 30 at 4:30 p.m. Click here to learn more and hold your seat!  

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PEP Sponsors School Board Forums

PEP and LWV of Greenville County to Sponsor School Board Candidate Forums Greenville, S.C. – Public Education Partners (PEP), Greenville’s only independent nonprofit solely dedicated to investing in and improving public education, and the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Greenville County are teaming up to sponsor two Greenville County School Board Candidate Forums later this […]

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#SC2Finland Field Study

SC EDUCATION STAKEHOLDERS TO PARTICIPATE IN FIELD STUDY OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN FINLAND GREENVILLE, S.C.—Twenty-three South Carolina education stakeholders will visit Finland’s public schools this month to gain insight into critical challenges in public education in South Carolina. The field study will be led by Public Education Partners, Furman University’s Department of Education, and the […]

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#Teach864 School Year Leadoff

PEP Continues Teacher Support, Presents #Teach864 School Year Leadoff Greenville, S.C. – Continuing the momentum of their Teach864 campaign, Public Education Partners (PEP), Greenville’s only independent nonprofit solely dedicated to investing in and improving public education, is celebrating teachers and a new school year by presenting #Teach864 School Year Leadoff. The event takes place during the Greenville Drive’s […]

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GATE Thrives Amid Shortage

Throughout the summer numerous articles have detailed the teacher recruitment and retention challenges South Carolina continues to face, and as we usher in a new school year vacant teaching positions remain. Nevertheless, out of the teacher shortage challenge emerge opportunities for innovation. It is in this innovation space that Public Education Partners operates, the proof […]

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PEP Hires New Program Director

Greenville, S.C. – Public Education Partners (PEP), Greenville County’s only nonprofit focused solely on improving K-12 public education, is proud to announce that Qena Jennings, M.Ed has recently been hired to fill the role of Program Director. “Qena is a fantastic addition to our team and organization, especially as PEP continues and seeks ways to deepen and […]

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Quality Teaching Grants Awarded

PEP Funds Six STEAM Projects and Awards the Inaugural Mullins Grant for Quality Teaching Greenville, S.C. – Public Education Partners (PEP) recently awarded $15,000 to fund the second year of the Building STEAM grant and the inaugural Mullins Grant for Quality Teaching. “PEP’s Quality Teaching grants, which include the Building STEAM grants and the Mullins grant, […]

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Teach864: Making Teacher Town USA

South Carolina, and more specifically, Greenville County Schools, has committed to the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate so every high school graduate will be prepared for success in college, career, and citizenship. This goal mirrors the mission of Public Education Partners (PEP): to collaborate with community partners to support and strengthen student achievement in […]

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Duke GATE 2018 Press Release

PEP Announces Renewed Support from Duke Energy and Expansion of Greenville County Schools’ GATE Program Alternative certification program addresses teacher shortage Greenville, S.C. – Public Education Partners (PEP) is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, the Duke Energy Foundation has donated $100,000 to support the Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) program. The GATE […]

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#Teach864 Induction Event

To further support Greenville County Schools teachers and the teaching profession, PEP is hosting an invite-only event on #Teach864 Night designed to congratulate and celebrate induction teachers and their accomplishments so far this year. “Public Education Partners  want to celebrate our induction teachers who are in their first year, and the mentor teachers that helped them along the […]

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