Educator Retention

South Carolina Whole Child Education Policy: A Preliminary Analysis

This policy overview provides a snapshot of where South Carolina is while also suggesting next…


Teacher Leadership for Whole Child Education: A Global Perspective

This report describes how teacher leadership has created opportunities to rethink education so that…


Filling the Gap

by Dr. Thomas E. Hodges,  Interim Dean of the College of Education at UofSC and Director for…


One More Time

by Alexis Kelly, Fifth Grade Teacher, H.E. Corley Elementary There I am, nervously pacing around…


Belief and Support: What First-Year Teachers Need

 by Yesenia Solis-Laboy, Second Grade Teacher, Lake Carolina Elementary It was our open house two…


Finding the Light

by Ashley Harmon, Science Teacher, Blythewood Middle School  As the early sun begins to rise from…


Finding the Joy

by Anna Maria Gardiner, English Teacher, Spring Hill High School  My first year teaching  Soon…


Summary of Results for the SC TEACHER Exit Survey from the 2020-21 Pilot Administration

The pilot administration of the SC Teacher Exit Survey (SC-TEACHER, 2021) from the 2020-21 academic…


Finding My Rhythm as a New Teacher

by Carson Coomes, Orchestra Director, Blythewood Middle School As a fourth grader, I remember being…