2012 WhatWorksSC Award Celebration group

2012 WhatWorksSC Award Celebration

Second Annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award Celebration

Presented by the Riley Institute and South Carolina Future Minds

On October 17, 2012, former U.S. Secretary of Education Dick Riley named Clemson University Reading Recovery Training Center as the winner of the Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence. Finalists Bridges to a Brighter Future and Teacher Cadet Program were also recognized.

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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Bridges to a Brighter Future

Bridges to a Brighter Future is a comprehensive college access program for Greenville County high school and college students who have potential but whose family income is below the poverty level. Most of our students...

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Teacher Cadet Program (Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement-CERRA)

The Teacher Cadet Program, administered by the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA), is a highly effective high school recruitment program aimed at attracting the “best and brightest”students to the teaching profession. Its...

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