WakeEd has opened registration for all Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) rising 10th – 12th graders who wish to participate this summer in a new workplace immersion program “Career Accelerator”. Career Accelerator, developed in partnership with the Wake County Public School System, will be offered to approximately 1,000 rising 10th –12th grade WCPSS students this summer at no cost to students and families.
WakeEd is seeking business partners of any size and from all industry sectors throughout the Wake County area to support its new education and workforce development initiative “Accelerate” aimed at helping students explore career opportunities as well as the education and skills needed to get there.
WakeEd\’s Accelerate workforce development initiative brings together both new and existing programs that will help Wake County students become more future-ready for any career and college opportunity.
WakeEd will officially open Tools4Schools, a new free classroom supply store for Wake County Public School System teachers on January 18th. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and first wave of teacher shoppers is scheduled for 11AM.
WakeEd Partnership announced that it has met the $50,000 goal to secure a matching grant from the 4 Others Foundation to support its new teacher classroom supply warehouse Tools4Schools.
WakeEd Partnership announced today it has reached the halfway point to secure a $50,000 grant from the 4 Others Foundation to support its new teacher classroom supply warehouse Tools4Schools.
WakeEd Partnership\’s Board of Directors has adopted a resolution urging the North Carolina General Assembly to fully fund the Leandro Action Plan. The resolution calls on the NC General Assembly to “fully enact the policy and funding reforms included in the Leandro Plan to ensure that all North Carolina students have access to a sound basic education by the 2028 school year.”
As the vast majority of Wake County’s public school students prepare to go back to school next week, WakeEd Partnership launched a new social media campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccinations.