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Riley Institute’s Diversity Leadership Initiative Midlands Class Team Takes Marlboro County Schools Districts’ #345 Initiative Statewide

(3 words) I love you, (4 words) I care about you, and (5 words) I am here for you. Or if in a hurry you simply say #345 Florence - On March 27th our Diversity Leadership Initiative team, along with a coalition of 30 statewide organizations, supported International SEL (Social Emotional Learning)...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We must support teachers, students and schools

Today, S.C. Future Minds, along with a coalition of 30 statewide organizations, will support the implementation of social emotional learning (SEL) in grades K-12. SEL “is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary...

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Online STEM Competition Not Impacted by COVID-19: 2020 ArcGIS Online Competition Open for SC Students

South Carolina Future Minds and the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic - STEM Outreach announce the 2020 South Carolina ArcGIS Online Competition for Students. The geospatial mapping contest is part of the Esri national student ArcGIS Online Competition. It is open to all South...

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SC STEM Educator of the Year Finalists Announced on Pi Day

Annual Award Sponsored by Comporium, honors top STEM educators in the state selected by Leading STEM Companies and Education Experts Florence--On this Pi Day, SC Future Minds, the S2TEM Centers, Comporium and Dominion Energy are delighted to announce the regional finalists for the SC STEM...

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DEBBIE JONES SELECTED TO BECOME RILEY FELLOW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Debbie Jones of South Carolina Future Minds joins other leaders selected from across the Midlands and surrounding area to participate in the Riley Institute at Furman’s 13th class of Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI). “Discovering ways in which differences can...

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Public Education Partners, Spartanburg Academic Movement, and South Carolina Future Minds’ Testimony Regarding S.556, the Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Account Act

Public Education Partners Greenville County (PEP), Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM), and South Carolina Future Minds (SCFM) are independent, nonprofit organizations working across different geographic areas to improve educational outcomes for each of South Carolina’s public school...

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Meet our Reading Reporter Jeramiah Harriott!

Jermiah Harriott is a 1st grader at Rosenwald Elementary/Middle School in Darlington County. He wants to be a fireman when he grows up, he loves books and interviewing his fellow classmates, teachers and principals. Jeramiah is just one of the 2500 students in high needs schools around the state...

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Thank you for your generous support of South Carolina Future Minds!

You helped us connect private resources to public schools, communicate the needs of these schools, and champion our educators. Our IMPACT CONNECT - To date our My First Library Program has reached over 2,500 students in fifteen high needs schools across the state and given out over 22,000...

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17 South Carolina professional and civic leaders named to prestigious education policy program

COLUMBIA – Seventeen (17) professional and civic leaders from across South Carolina have been selected to participate in the SC Education Policy Fellowship Program (SC-EPFP) for 2019-20. SC-EPFP is a 10-month intensive professional development program for established and emerging leaders...

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Back to School Reflections by Interim Executive Director Debbie Jones

Just about 18 years ago today I walked through the doors of Carver Elementary School in Florence and nervously handed my oldest son over to the care of Mrs. Myers and Mrs. Lucious. As we walked into the classroom we were immediately greeted by smiles and welcoming words from them both,...

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