Reflections from the Field: Teacher Town, U.S.A.

A teacher today is being asked to do more than ever before. They must implement more rigorous standards, teach students to succeed in the 21st century, provide differentiated instruction to meet a myriad of learners, employ rapidly changing technology, and support the socio-emotional development of students. Meanwhile, these students increasingly come from low-income families, and […]

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GATE Press Conference 2017

PEP and Duke Energy Announce Major Grant to Expand Greenville County Schools’ GATE Program Greenville, S.C. – May 9, 2017 – Public Education Partners (PEP) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $109,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to support Greenville County Schools’ expansion of the Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) program. Developed through a […]

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Make Summer Count Press Conference 2017

New Research from Public Education Partners and Scholastic Confirms Positive Impact of Supporting Summer Reading for K–5 Students in Greenville County, SC Results from Make Summer Count Program in Greenville County Elementary Schools Reveal that Students Benefit from Increased Access to Books and Opportunities for Summer Learning Greenville, SC – April 20, 2017 – The […]

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PEP Leadership Team Grows

Greenville, SC – Public Education Partners (PEP) has positioned itself to deepen its role and impact in Greenville’s education sector with dynamic additions to the Leadership Team. Dr. Ansel Sanders has stepped into the role of President and CEO after serving as PEP’s Associate Director since June 2015. “I am deeply honored and humbled by […]

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PEP’s Impact Video

As 2017 begins to kickoff in earnest, we at Public Education Partners would like to share a video with you that gives a slightly more in-depth look at each of our programs through the eyes of someone directly involved with the program. Casey Woods, Instructional Coach at Monaview Elementary, gives us some insight into her […]

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August 2016 Newsletter

PEP had a busy (but fantastic) summer! Twenty-nine elementary schools with more than 18,300 students participated in Make Summer County free book fairs. PEP co-hosted summer Family Reading Nights at 23 elementary schools, featuring a great group of volunteers who taught interactive read-aloud strategies. The first Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) program cohort began work […]

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A sidekick at 30

The following column, written by PEP’s Executive Director Grier Mullins, was published in The Greenville News on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Thirty years ago a small group of business and school leaders in Greenville committed to high-quality public schools for every child launched a non-profit called The Alliance for Quality Education.  The organization, a local education fund, […]

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Hello world!

Welcome to the new website of Public Education Partners Greenville County! We are excited you are visiting our site and hope you learn more about the importance of strong public education and our role in Greenville County.

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December 2016 Newsletter

PEP is an exciting time – we are sad to see Grier Mullins retire but are excited for our future, and our programs and initiatives continue to make an impact in Greenville County Schools. Executive Director Grier Mullins to retire in January 2017 Associate Director, Dr. Ansel Sanders, to step into PEP’s leadership position ScanSource […]

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