About South Carolina


We are Teach for America – South Carolina.

We are Educators. Mentors. Coaches. Community Members. From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, we see the potential in each and every student in South Carolina. No Matter What.

We believe that all children, regardless of race, where they live or how much their parents make, deserve an excellent public education.

We affect change in both the South Carolina educational system and in the achievements of and opportunity available to our students. Through our values of respect and humility, we energize a statewide movement to provide opportunities for each child to realize their fullest potential.

We recruit. We develop. We mobilize. We are a part of something bigger.

Corps members are transformed by the potential of their students, igniting our continued advocacy for educational equity in South Carolina schools.

We continue to care. The Teach for America – South Carolina alumni network is filled with capable and committed leaders who, after their two-year commitment, go on to hold leadership positions both in and out of the education field. We are a diverse and determined community, taking collective action to improve and strengthen our local South Carolina schools and neighborhoods.

We are a strong, resilient and collaborative network of leaders who strive to make an impact and pave the way for education equity in our communities. Together.

We nurture. We reimagine. We inspire.

We are Teach for America – South Carolina.


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Inside TFA
November 28, 2017
Help support Teach For America's work in South Carolina this holiday season.
Students & Communities
October 19, 2017
At Teach For America – South Carolina we take our part in not only unifying, but also in serving our community, very seriously. As the school year rolls into a busy fall season, our network is taking time to step back and support our community partners in service.
Inside TFA
September 6, 2017
This month, Teach For America–South Carolina (#TFASCFamily!) is proud to have 90 teacher-leaders start the school year in 10 school districts across the Low Country, Midlands and Pee Dee regions.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
February 8, 2017
A 1968 protest ended with three young black men killed. Can history lessons help the town recover?
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December 14, 2015
In Part 4 of the Next Frontier in Education series, a teacher tells us how she would change graduation requirements.
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By Tim Kennedy
May 7, 2015
A career in computer science can be a ticket out of poverty, but most high-need schools don’t teach it. That may be changing.

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