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Meet The New SCGSSM President

Aug 29, 2016
Dr. Hector Flores with students of the SC Governor's School of Science and Mathematics

  Dr. Hector Flores became the President of the SCGSSM on April 15th, replacing Dr. Murray Brockman, who retired. Dr. Flores, a native of Peru, came to the Hartsville School from the Rochester Institute of Technology where he served as Dean of Graduate Studies. Listeners will enjoy hearing about his personal and professional backgrounds,as well as some of his expectations for the school's faculty and students.

Fall Semester Information from VirtualSC

Aug 22, 2016

  Registration is currently underway for the fall 2016 VirtualSC term and Deirdre Edwards, Curriculum Team Leader in the VirtualSC Office, joins us to give those important dates and much more useful information to veterans and newcomers to South Carolina's Online Learning Program.

A Visit With the 2016 Teacher of the Year

Aug 15, 2016

  Each August, Speaking of Schools reaches out to the State Teacher of the Year for the prior year and asks him/her to share some of the personal, professional and once in a lifetime experiences that person had in representing South Carolina's 50,000+ teaching professionals. This edition of the podcast features our conversation with Suzanne Koty who gladly shares some of her experiences and offers listeners a look into her professional future.

    Two Teachers at the Ashley River Creative Arts School in Charleston have taken steps to involve their entire elementary school community by using the robotics team to showcase inquiry based learning. Matthew Carrington and Jennifer Waldron share their enthusiasm for and knowledge of the project on this week's podcast.

  This three part series, sponsored by Furman's Riley Institute and the University's Osher Lifelong Learning Center, examined what matters most in early childhood development and what interventions and supports are in place here in South Carolina. The series looked at the ways in which educational institutions, parents, students, non-profits, and members of the community work together to build up our schools and prepare young people to be successful adults who are contributing members of society.