A diverse teaching workforce can help change the country's narratives around race and culture and improve education for all students—especially students of color. If you're thinking about becoming a teacher, check out these resources for future Black educators.
of U.S. teachers identify as Black
of South Carolina students identify as Black
of South Carolina teachers identify as Black
of U.S. teachers are Black males
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Recruitment and Retention of Minority TeachersView More
The South Carolina Program for the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Teachers seeks to promote teaching as a career choice by publicizing the many career opportunities and benefits in the field of education in the state of South Carolina. The mission of the Program is to increase the pool of teachers in South Carolina by making education accessible to non-traditional students.
South Carolina Alliance of Black School Educators (SCABSE)View More
The mission of the South Carolina Alliance of Black School Educators (SCABSE) is to ensure a high quality education for all children, particularly for African-American children by establishing coalitions, providing forums, facilitating the placement of African-American professionals, and influencing public policy.
Men of CHS TeachView More
Men of CHS is an alternative certification pathway for non-degree seekers which grants a South Carolina teaching certification to candidates specifically in Early Childhood or Elementary Education. The free teaching certification pathway is free and aims to recruit and retain diverse male teacher candidates
South Carolina Center for the Recruitment and Retention of Diverse EducatorsView More
The purpose of the SC Center of Excellence for the Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Educators is to research, design, and implement the best strategies for recruitment and retention of teachers of color at the preservice and inservice levels in the state of South Carolina.
Be the Change: The Impact of Black Teachers and How You Can Join the Profession
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South Carolina is home to several diverse colleges and universities, specialty teaching programs, and a large community college system with seamless transfer opportunities for future teachers. Explore some of your many options.
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5 ways culturally responsive teaching benefits learners. New America. (2019, September 23). Retrieved April 28, 2022, from https://www.newamerica.org/education-policy/edcentral/5-ways-culturally-responsive-teaching-benefits-learners/
Profile of South Carolina Teacher Workforce for Sc-Teacher.org Info@Sc-Teacher.org. 2018