Spartanburg VR recognized for participation in Project Educate

DeCole Gallman, Spartanburg Area Supervisor (second from right) with Project Educate partners from Adult Education, Spartanburg Community College, Upstate Workforce Investment, SCWorks, The Forrester Center and Spartanburg Detention Center.

DeCole Gallman, Spartanburg Area Supervisor (second from right) with Project Educate partners from Adult Education, Spartanburg Community College, Upstate Workforce Investment, SCWorks, The Forrester Center and Spartanburg Detention Center.

The Spartanburg VR office was recently recognized by the Spartanburg City Council for their contribution to Project Educate. Project Educate received the Barret Larrimore Award, which honors organizations that work together collaboratively for the betterment of citizens in their counties.

Project Educate partners have focused on reducing recidivism at the Spartanburg Detention Center and the cost to the citizens and county. Each partner provides training or services that assist individuals in attaining skills and job placement.