PEP Celebrates GATE Graduates, Awards Grants

Public Education Partners (PEP) honored the first seven graduates of the Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) program and awarded $24,000 to fund nine Quality Teaching Grants, at a reception held May 29, 2019, at the Westin Poinsett. The graduation celebration recognized the completion of the three-year GATE program and eligibility for South Carolina teacher certification, […]

2nd #Teach864 Night Honors, Features Teachers

Public Education Partners (PEP) again partnered with Greenville County Schools (GCS) and the Greenville Drive to honor teachers and celebrate #Teach864 Night at Fluor Field on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. “At Public Ed Partners, we ask ourselves, ‘How do we attract, retain and advance the best possible teacher talent in Greenville?’” said Ansel Sanders, PEP’s […]

PEP Welcomes Scholastic Author to start MSC 2019

Public Education Partners (PEP) kicked off their 2019 Make Summer Count (MSC) program during a special literacy event at Monaview Elementary School on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The event featured guest speaker and Scholastic author, Lester Laminack, representatives from Greenville County Schools, and the opportunity for students to select books to add to their home […]

PEP Welcomes Five New Board Members and a New Chair

Greenville, S.C. – Public Education Partners (PEP), Greenville’s only independent nonprofit solely dedicated to investing in and improving public education, recently welcomed five new members to its Board of Directors. Additionally, while not a new face to PEP, Dr. John Kaup has assumed the role of Board Chair (2019-2020), replacing Lee Yarborough who remains a board […]