Category: Richland Two News

  • School Supplies from Hootie & the Blowfish Delivered to Teachers

    November 5, 2019

    SC for Ed, RCPEP, and the Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation teamed up in September to collect school supplies. Prior to the September 12th concert, SC for Ed reached out to hundreds of teachers to get a list of the types of supplies that would be needed throughout the school year. Hootie & the Blowfish then worked very hard to… read more

  • RCPEP and United Way Midlands announce Resiliency Team

    August 20, 2019

    The United Way Midlands has partnered with RCPEP to head up a one-of-a-kind program at Jackson Creek Elementary School in Richland County School District 2. Increasingly, educators are recognizing that what happens to kids outside the classroom affects how they do when they are in the classroom. Moreover, teachers need additional support addressing these issues. That’s where the “Resiliency Team”… read more

  • RCPEP partners with Van Robotics for use of Robotic Tutors

    August 10, 2019

    RCPEP has partnered with Van Robotics - a local organization that has created educational robot tutors which are used in elementary school to help kids in math remediation. They are very sophisticated devices, which can measure performance and attention and react to changes in either measure. Van Robotics has piloted these robots in a number of schools across the country. … read more