Keep Kids Reading Over The Summer

The hot days of summer are here! School is out and now is great time to encourage your student to take a fascinating and FREE vacation between the covers of a good book! Not only will summer reading help maintain academic momentum, but reading can also introduce your child to new friends and places. Why …


Global Career Development Facilitator Instructor Certification Workshop Is September 23-26

MEBA is hosting a Global Career Development Facilitator Instructor Certification Workshop September 23 through 26, 2014. Workshop sessions will be held each day from 9 am until 4 pm at Midlands Technical College Airport Campus.  The GCDF Instructor Certification Workshop is designed for advanced career service professionals and provides curriculum, networking and guidance to prepare participants …


Midlands Middle College To Graduate First Class As SC Charter School

Forty-eight students are set to graduate this Friday from Midlands Middle College, a milestone made even greater because they stand as the the first graduating class since the school’s designated as a South Carolina Public Charter School. First established in 2005 by the Midlands Education and Business Alliance (MEBA), Midlands Middle College began as a …


Midlands Student A National Winner

For Immediate Release For more information, please contact: Stacey Westberry, MEBA Professional Development Director (803) 331-9106 or Richland Two Student Grace Miranda A National Winner in NCDA Poetry & Poster Contest Grace Miranda, a student at North Springs Elementary in Richland Two, has taken home a top national award, placing 3rd in the Intermediate …


Apply Today! MEBA’s Career Development Facilitator Training Begins September 8

MEBA is now accepting applications for our Fall 2014 – Spring 2015 Career Development Facilitator Training. Designed to provide individuals with relevant skills and knowledge to assist others in planning careers and obtaining meaningful work, the graduate-level course will be taught by NCDA Master Trainer and Regional Career Specialist Stacey Westberry, MEBA’s professional development director. …


SCE&G Gift Will Support STEM Guide and Activities

MEBA is pleased to announce SCE&G’s sponsorship of our new Be A Part Of: STEM and Alternative Energy education and career planning guide to be published this summer. The guide will provide a detailed look at related career paths, education and training requirements, salary ranges, workforce needs and predicted job growth. Complete with insights and …


Serving Up Careers in Hospitality and Tourism

With the official start of summer only weeks away, many people are preparing for, or at least wishing for, a vacation. Did you know that South Carolina is one of the country’s top tourist destinations? Whether for business or pleasure, an estimated 30 million people travel to the Palmetto State  each year, making it a …


The Choice Bus Rolls Through The Midlands

Helping Students Value Education and Make Smart Choices The Choice Bus is rolling through South Carolina delivering a powerful message about the importance of staying in school and the realities that may accompany dropping out. With support from State Farm and organizational assistance from the Regional Education Centers of South Carolina, The Choice Bus — a program …

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