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SC Future Minds Names 13 Educators to Inaugural Teacher Cabinet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2017 South Carolina Future Minds Names 13 Educators to Inaugural Teacher Cabinet Advisory council to provide frontline expertise on public education challenges and solutions Charleston, South Carolina—SC Future Minds, a statewide nonprofit investing in public...

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SC Future Minds launches Statewide #teacherhero Radio Campaign

Charleston, SC (June 12, 2017)--South Carolina is full of heroes.  50,000 of them are in our public school classrooms every day. In a new effort to celebrate South Carolina's public school teachers, as well as to recruit more talented South Carolinians into the education profession, the...

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Clayton Denio, York County School District 3’s Teacher of the Year

Clayton is an robotics/engineering teacher from Saluda Trail Middle School! Here is a short comment on his experience in education: “The most satisfying part of my day is when I see time a student surprise themselves by learning or doing something they thought they could not. I...

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Chesley Geyer, Lexington School District Two’s Teacher of the Year

Chesley is a 3rd grade teacher at Pineview Elementary, fostering a community of intellect and positivity. Here is a bit of her story: “I have wanted to be a teacher since first grade. My best friend and I would set up a school room on my front porch to teach our younger neighbor...

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Mollie Suits, Spartanburg County School District Six’s Teacher of the Year

Mollie is a dedicated and supportive teacher at Anderson Mill Elementary School. Here is a bit of her story: “I knew from a young age that I wanted to help children by teaching them how to reach their goals. I thought physical therapy was my ticket until I taught in a 2nd-3rd grade...

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Suzanne Rogers, School District of Oconee County’s Teacher of the Year

Suzanne teaches ELA at Oconee Academy. Here is a bit of her story:   “I realized I wanted to teach in middle school. The best part of my job is spending quality time with my students. I spend all day with the same group, and I have gotten to see them grow in amazing ways. We have a...

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LaTyphani Littlejohn, Spartanburg School District 7’s Teacher of the Year

LaTyphani is a caring second grade teacher at the Cleveland Academy of Leadership. Here is a bit of her story:   “I discovered my passion for teaching Junior year in high school. The most satisfying part of my day is the afternoon meeting when students share what they enjoyed most...

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Amy Dherit, Spartanburg County School District 2’s Teacher of the Year

Amy teaches 6th-8th grade science at Boiling Springs Middle, showing her students that there are many paths in life. Here is a bit of her story:   “Becoming a teacher became apparent right after my youngest son was born, when my oldest son and I participated in a weekly playgroup....

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Linda M. Bratton, Palmetto Unified School District’s Teacher of the Year

Linda teaches adult education at Perry Adult Learning Center, proving it is never too late to learn. Here is a comment on her experience in education:   “The best part of my day is helping students understand that they can use what they learn anywhere. It's also rewarding...

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