Lisa Mead joins the WakeEd team with two decades of non-profit experience in purpose-driven organizations as both a consultant and staff. In her career, she has been instrumental in raising awareness, cultivating strategic partnerships, and generating the support necessary to impact a variety of meaningful causes.
WakeEd Partnership announced this year’s honorees for its annual Stars of Education Gala, presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners. Stars of Education returns this year as an in-person event to celebrate public schools and public education champions on October 4, 2021, at the Raleigh Convention Center.
WakeEd Partnership announced today that Andy Zukowski, Chief Financial Officer for UNC REX Healthcare, has been elected Chairman of its Board of Directors. Two other local business leaders will join WakeEd’s Board of Directors.
WakeEd Partnership presented $162,500 in college scholarships to thirteen students from Apex High School and Green Hope High School.
As calls from state leaders increase and legislation advances in the NC General Assembly for public schools to quickly return to in-person classroom instruction, WakeEd urged state and local leaders to move educators up to a higher priority for COVID-19 vaccinations.
WakeEd announced today that Douglas Price has joined the organization as its new Director of Programs. An award-winning educator, Price was the 2019 North Carolina Burroughs Wellcome Fund Charter School Teacher of the Year.
WakeEd Partnership (WakeEd), a business-backed nonprofit organization committed to supporting staff and students in the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS), has released a new report titled “The Economic Impact of the Wake County Public School System”.
WakeEd launches a new video series, a digital resource to help Wake County students explore career pathways and connect with the business community.
Wake County education nonprofit WakeEd Partnership has named Keith Poston as its new President. From 2014 to 2019, Keith served as President and Executive Director of the Public School Forum of North Carolina, leading the statewide public education nonprofit during a critical juncture in its 33-year history.