Building STEAM in 2017

PEP Recognizes Winning GCS Teacher-Submitted Projects by Awarding Inaugural Building STEAM Grant Greenville, S.C. – August 15, 2017 – Public Education Partners (PEP) awarded $10,000 to fund the Building STEAM grant for Greenville County Schools teachers. This was announced at Greenville Senior High. “PEP established the Building STEAM grants to help teachers bring innovation to life in the classroom,” said Dr. Ansel Sanders, PEP’s […]

Reflections from the Field: GATEway to Greatness

Entering only its second year, the Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) program provided a unique pathway for 18 new math and science teachers to teach in middle and high school classrooms across Greenville County Schools. GATE is possible in part due to PEP’s partnership with Duke Energy​, which resulted in the establishment of the Duke Energy […]

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 […]

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 […]