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Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award 2020

Tenth Annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSCTM Award

Celebrating successful public education initiatives in South Carolina

Thursday, October 6, 2020
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. via Zoom
Registration information will be available soon.

What is WhatWorksSC?

The Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award and Clearinghouse is dedicated to celebrating remarkable education programs that are making a difference for children and communities. The award is given each year to a program that has demonstrated success in supporting public school students. Each fall at a lunch celebration, the Riley Institute awards the Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award to a program that has collected detailed program data showing its impact on South Carolina’s public school students. The winner receives a $10,000 cash award and each of the top two finalists receives $1,000. Following the awards ceremony, the winner and two finalists are added to the WhatWorksSC Clearinghouse each year. The WhatWorksSC Clearinghouse serves as a repository of high-quality, data-supported public education initiatives in South Carolina.

Past and future winners and finalists will be featured on SCETV’s KnowItAll.org website and in the Riley Institute’s WhatWorksSC Clearinghouse.

Who has won in the past?

2019: Carolina Teacher Induction Program
2018: Farm to Belly (Bradshaw Institute, Prisma Health)
2017: Make Summer Count (Public Education Partners)
2016: Healing Species Violence Prevention Compassion Education Program
2015: Teacher Cadet Program (Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement-CERRA)
2014: Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty (Francis Marion University)
2013: Chester Park Elementary School of Inquiry Project-Based Learning Initiative (with Winthrop University)
2012: Reading Recovery Training Center (Clemson University)
2011: South Carolina Teaching Fellows (Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement-CERRA)

Contact information

For more information, contact Cathy Stevens at cathy.stevens@furman.edu or 864.294.3265.