POY Luncheon Honoring Duke Energy, Keynote Dr. Paul Reville

Greenville, S.C. – Public Education Partners (PEP), Greenville County’s only nonprofit focused solely on improving K-12 public education, is pleased to announce that their annual Partner of the Year Luncheon will take place at noon on November 20, 2017 at the TD Convention Center. In two ways, this luncheon reflects PEP’s mission to collaborate with community […]

PEP Talks Graduation Rates

Public Education Partners launched its PEP Talks series at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate in early June 2017. The second luncheon of the series, entitled, “Graduation Rates: What’s Behind the Numbers?” was held on August 31 at the United Way of Greenville. PEP Talks is designed to be an informative, brown-bag luncheon, exposing individuals from the Greenville community to salient topics […]

PEP Wins 2017 WWSC Award

As you might know, PEP’s Make Summer Count won the 2017 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence, presented by The Riley Institute at Furman and SC Future Minds. This is a tremendous honor and a testament to the impact of PEP’s focus on the development and utilization of public-private partnerships to tackle systemic challenges to student achievement, […]

Reflections from the Field: AEE 2017

I remember my first day as Development Director at Public Education Partners. It was a Wednesday; September 23, 2015 to be exact. As a recent Greenville transplant by way of Houston, I was nervous to begin this journey with a new organization in a new city. But, as a former 6th grade English teacher, I […]