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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]