The School of Education is reaching out to the community to offer its expertise and support to regional schools and school districts.
Legacy Early Scholars Schools
Legacy Early Schools, three Charter Schools in Greenville, South Carolina, are partnering with Southern Wesleyan School of Education. The partnership focuses on providing Professional Development, dual credit courses for high school students, Teacher Cadets to provide college credit for those individuals interested in a career in teaching.
Southern Wesleyan is now a partner institution with the Teacher Cadet program in South Carolina. This is a high school-based initiative that introduces students to education as a career, with the hope of motivating them to seek an education degree in college.
Call Me MISTER
The program aims to recruit and support minority males who have a desire to teach by providing them with financial assistance in the form of scholarships, academic assistance in the form of advising and tutoring, and professional assistance in the form of mentoring and participation in leadership training. Mr. Harvey Choplin, an adjunct instructor, and Ms. Lillie Lewis will act as academic coaches for the program.
SC T.E.A.C.H. Program
To be eligible for a T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship, the student must work at a South Carolina DSS licensed/registered child care facility at least 15 hours per week for the School-Age Credential Scholarship OR at least 20 hours per week for the Early Childhood Credential Scholarship OR at least 30 hours per week for either the Associate or Bachelor Degree Scholarship. Teachers need to earn equal to or less than $21 per hour.