Principal Service Program Helps Educational Leaders Raise Their GameFeb 24, 2021
Sayer says meeting with other educational professionals is a significant benefit. Classes of 15-20 have allowed her to establish relationships with educators from around the area, trade best practices, and share common frustrations. The Lowcountry Graduate Center, located on the campus of Trident Technical College, has served as a central meeting point for educators spread from Mt. Pleasant to Ridgeville.
Is Teach for America a Solution for the Teacher Shortage?Feb 17, 2021
It has been well-documented in this space and elsewhere the scale of the present and looming teacher shortage hamstringing South Carolina’s public schools.
K-12 Teacher Fast Track ProgramJan 28, 2021
What happens when you take an accelerating teacher shortage fed by educator defections and sagging enrollments in education programs, plus the added fuel of a global pandemic?
Keep Your K-12 Children Engaged While QuarantinedMay 27, 2020
If there’s one thing we’ve learned during this extraordinary and unprecedented time of virus-hiding it is that children don’t learn as well electronically, or for as long, as they do at school.
Keep Your Toddlers Engaged While QuarantinedMay 5, 2020
And so, we are cooped up in our homes, many of us with young children who must be kept engaged in activities lest their brains shrivel and our nerves fray. The good news is, we have never been better positioned to conduct our lives from our living rooms. We are connected to the entire world via electronic devices, and that world is intent on providing us with all the information and entertainment we could possibly want.
Recruiting Tech Talent to the Charleston AreaNov 12, 2019
Did you know that Charleston’s burgeoning tech sector now comprises 600 companies, with jobs paying more than twice the regional average? In a community known for tourism and manufacturing, the area is increasingly becoming a tech hub.
LGC is Site of New Lowcountry Cohort for Educational Specialist Degree Through The CitadelJul 18, 2019
In Fall 2019, The Citadel will establish a Tri-County cohort of the Specialist in Educational Leadership program. The course can be completed in two years, and it will be offered the Lowcountry Graduate Center in North Charleston.
Citadel Hosts Principal Service Program at Lowcountry Graduate CenterJul 10, 2019
Being a school principal is like being the president of a small nation, except it’s more important because the futures of children are at stake.
SC Teacher PrepNov 5, 2018
Photo by Feliphe Schiarolli via Unsplash No intelligent discussion about improving college attendance and graduation rates can fail to address the onrushing teacher shortage now reaching critical levels in South Carolina. The past school year opened 550 teachers short. That explains why the state’s Commission on Higher Education (CHE), a statewide funding agency for educational initiatives in state-owned…
The Rise of the Unconference for Professional DevelopmentAug 16, 2018
If you’ve been to a conference, you know the formula: The organizers determine the speakers, presenters, a panel of experts, maybe some breakout sessions that allow participants to chime in periodically. Participants show up, listen to experts and maybe walk away with some CEUs. If the keynote speaker is entertaining, that’s a bonus. Rarely is…