Providing a consistent, unwavering partnership with our communities in support of public education
Vision: All children in SC thrive in an equitable, inspiring public education system.
Mission: RCPEP advances programs and policies that strengthen the public education system through community engagement and advocacy.
Philosophy: RCPEP believes that our public education system is vital to our communities. Every child deserves the opportunity to a high-quality education no matter what they look like, who they are, or where they live. RCPEP will work toward strengthening our system so that public education overcomes the barriers created by poverty, trauma, and systemic racism.
Core Values: equity, trust, community, relationships, humility
RCPEP knows that our students are our future. We want the best for every student in Richland County and beyond, and we are committed to the idea that becoming a Successful Student is a reality for every student.
News & Events
Critical Race TheoryJune 16, 2021
There are currently three proposed bills that would bar the teaching of Critical Race Theory and other “concepts,” and the Senate version of the budget…read more
Hear How Our Resiliency Team is Helping One MomNovember 25, 2020
I was interviewing a parent for a new podcast that RCPEP is helping launch (more about that later). I was really just talking to her…read more
RCPEP and PEPGC File Supreme Court Brief Opposing SAFE GrantsSeptember 22, 2020
Public Education Partners Greenville County (PEPGC) and Richland County Public Education Partners (RCPEP) jointly filed an amici curiae brief in Adams v. McMaster. The case, currently before the…read more