Category Archives: Education

Erica Page named High School Assistant Principal of the Year

Pelion, S.C. — Ms. Erica Page, assistant principal of Pelion High School in Lexington School District 1 has been named the 2018 High School Assistant Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). The award was announced Monday, November 27th, in a surprise announcement at Pelion High School. Page was…
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Statewide Coalition Hosts Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop Dec. 5

Statewide Coalition Hosts Disability Benefits & Employment Workshop Dec. 5 COLUMBIA, SC (Nov. 28, 2017) – The S.C. Disability Employment Coalition is thrilled to announce its upcoming “Disability Benefits & Employment: Make It Work for You!” Workshop on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the Sumter SC Works Center (31 East Calhoun St, Training Room). This…
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Read Your Way to the Big Game Winners Announced!

Columbia, SC - The South Carolina Department of Education has announced the winners of the 2017 Read Your Way to the Big Game Contest - a reading competition that promotes literacy in schools through the Gamecock and Tiger athletic programs. The start of college football season marked the beginning of the annual Read Your Way…
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Virginia College in Columbia to Host Second Annual Holiday Fest with Santa Dec. 13

Virginia College in Columbia will host its second annual Holiday Fest with Santa Wednesday, Dec. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the campus located at 7201 Two Notch Road. The event is free and open to the public, as the community is invited to join Virginia College for family-friendly activities and holiday cheer, including photos with Santa and writing thank you…
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SRNS Supports Aiken Technical College Radiation Protection Program Seeking Graduates as Job Candidates

[caption id="attachment_12335" align="alignnone" width="820"] Aiken Tech’s Radiation Protection students Cassy Jennings (left) and Chungu Sellers listen to instruction from their professor, Beth Ashley, as they learn to use equipment developed to detect radioactive contamination.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C., (Nov. 16, 2017) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions supports (SRNS) nuclear operations within multiple facilities at the Savannah River…
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GSSM Alumni Published in Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science

[gallery columns="2" link="file" size="full" ids="12331,12330"] Hartsville, SC – The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce that research conducted by Michelle Huang and MaryGrace Holmes Rainsford, GSSM class of 2017, was selected for publication in the Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science. Huang’s research was entitled “Differences in…
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EngenuitySC ​and ​ECET² ​join ​forces ​to ​empower ​Midlands teachers

November ​8, ​2017 ​(COLUMBIA, ​S.C.): EngenuitySC ​is ​excited ​to ​partner ​with teachers ​from ​the ​greater ​Midlands ​area ​who ​have ​been ​awarded ​a ​grant from ​the ​Bill ​& ​Melinda ​Gates ​Foundation ​to ​hold ​an ​Elevating ​and Celebrating ​Effective ​Teaching ​and ​Teachers conference ​(ECET2). ​The ​ECET2 movement ​is ​borne ​of ​the ​desire ​to ​provide ​a ​forum ​for…
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SRS Tour Continues to Surprise and Impress Area Educators

Middle School and High School Science and Math Teachers “Experience” SRS AIKEN, S.C. (Oct. 30, 2017) – CSRA educators from area high schools and universities recently toured the Savannah River Site experiencing the Defense Waste Processing Facility, Salt Waste Processing Facility, Savannah River National Laboratory and other nuclear missions, all a part of Nuclear Science…
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Midlands Technical College’s Tara Holmon Selected for National Institute at Princeton University

(Columbia, S.C.) The Board of Directors of the Council for Opportunity in Education and the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity at Princeton University selected Tara Holmon, Midlands Technical College’s Educational Talent Search Program Director, to attend the first TRIO Executive Leadership Institute on College Opportunity at Princeton University September 28 through October 1, 2017.…
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