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Representative Rosa Gill to receive 2024 Vernon Malone Friend of Education Award, 6 new inductees in WCPSS Hall of Fame

Representative Rosa Gill to receive WakeEd Partnership’s 2024 Vernon Malone Friend of Education Award Six New Inductees Will Join Wake County Public Schools Hall of Fame at WakeEd’s Annual Stars of Education Gala on October 30 RALEIGH, N.C. — WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd), a business-backed nonprofit organization committed to supporting teachers and students in Wake County …

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Wake Ed Partnership’s Tools4Schools Hits $1 Million in New Classroom Supplies Distributed to Wake County Public School Teachers

(RALEIGH, N.C.) —WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd) announced today it has passed the $1 million mark in new classroom supplies given to Wake County Public School teachers through its free classroom supply store, Tools4Schools. Tools4Schools first opened in January 2022 to provide free classroom supplies to Wake County Public School teachers. More than 7,643 teachers have shopped at …

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WakeEd Partnership and Wake County Public Schools Kick Off Summer Career Pathways Program 

RALEIGH, N.C. — Career Accelerator, WakeEd Partnership’s career pathways summer program developed in partnership with Wake County Public Schools, kicks off today – Tuesday, June 20 – and runs through Wednesday, June 28. Nearly 500 rising 10th – 12th graders will participate in this full-day program, offering real-world workplace experiences and connecting students with employers …

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WakeEd Partnership Seeking Business Partners for Wake County Student Career Programs

RALEIGH, N.C. — WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd), a business-backed nonprofit organization committed to supporting teachers and students in Wake County, is seeking business partners of any size and from all industry sectors throughout the Wake County area to support its education and workforce development initiatives for Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) students aimed at helping them …

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WakeEd Partnership Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week by Announcing $50,000 Matching Grant for Free Classroom Supply Store

RALEIGH, N.C. — WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd) is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week by announcing a new $50,000 matching grant from the 4Others Foundation for its free classroom supply store for Wake County Public Schools teachers. The 4Others Foundation will match any donation to WakeEd Partnership’s Tools4Schools through September 30 up to $50,000. “We would have never …

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WakeEd Partnership Urges Passage of School Supplies Act of 2023 

Bill restores decade of funding cuts for classroom supplies  RALEIGH, N.C. — WakeEd Partnership, a business-backed nonprofit organization committed to supporting teachers and students in Wake County Public Schools, today called on the North Carolina General Assembly to pass the School Supplies Act of 2023 (HB510), a bill introduced last week by Rep. Julie von Haefen, …

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WakeEd Partnership Announces New Career Pathways Program for Wake County Middle School Students

RALEIGH, N.C. — WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd), a business-backed nonprofit organization committed to supporting teachers and students in Wake County, today announced the expansion of its “Accelerate” initiative with a new program for middle school students called Career Exploration. WakeEd’s Accelerate initiative partners area businesses with teachers and students to bring authentic, real-world learning experiences to …

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WakeEd Partnership Distributed More Than $230,000 in School Supplies in its First Year of Tools4Schools 

RALEIGH, N.C. — Leaders from WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd) will mark the one-year anniversary of the opening of its free classroom supply store for Wake County teachers Tools4Schools, with a presentation before the Wake County Board of Education later today. “Thanks to the generosity of this community, our sponsors and volunteers and the partnership with Wake …

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