2011 WhatWorksSC Award Celebration group

2011 WhatWorksSC Award Celebration

First Annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award Celebration

Presented by the Riley Institute and South Carolina Future Minds

On October 26, 2011, former U.S. Secretary of Education Dick Riley named SC Teaching Fellows as the winner of the Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence. Finalists America’s Reading Company’s 100 Book Challenge at Clinton Elementary School and Clemson University Reading Recovery Training Center were also recognized.

2011 WhatWorksSC Award Finalists

South Carolina Teaching Fellows (Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement-CERRA)

The mission of the program is to “recruit talented high school seniors into the teaching profession and help them develop leadership qualities.” The Teaching Fellows program provides enrichment opportunities for promising future teachers, in addition...

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Clinton Elementary School: American Reading Company’s 100 Book Challenge

Through renewed expectations for every student, new tools for principal instructional leadership, and measured parent involvement, Clinton Elementary School is making certain that African American males are taking the first essential steps toward college and...

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Clemson University Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Training Center for South Carolina (CUTC)

The goal of Reading Recovery is to dramatically reduce the number of first-grade students who have extreme difficulty learning to reading and write and reduce the cost of these learners to educational systems. Students served...

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