News

Dear friends: Happy Back to School!

Few things give me more hope than pictures of students, grinning ear to ear, heading back to school. From the Low Country to the Piedmont, classroom doors are swinging open and teachers are welcoming a new crop of young hearts and minds who will mold our future. This year, over 720,000...

Read More
Florence One Teacher Wins Caribbean Cruise as Part of Statewide Teacher Appreciation Month

Bojangles' partners with SC Future Minds to honor educators and support public schools A Florence School District One Middle School teacher has won a four-day, five-night Caribbean cruise from Bojangles’ and South Carolina Future Minds as part of its Teacher Appreciation Month...

Read More
Leadership South Carolina and SC Future Minds launch Inspire A Career website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2017 Leadership South Carolina and SC Future Minds launch Inspire A Career Website to connect rural public school students with diverse careers Columbia, SC—Inspire A Career, a free online platform launching today, provides students, particularly those in...

Read More
SC Future Minds Names 13 Educators to Inaugural Teacher Cabinet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2017 South Carolina Future Minds Names 13 Educators to Inaugural Teacher Cabinet Advisory council to provide frontline expertise on public education challenges and solutions Charleston, South Carolina—SC Future Minds, a statewide nonprofit investing in public...

Read More
You care about our cause; and we care about YOU!

Here’s an idea: donate to South Carolina Future Minds effortlessly, often—and for free! If you want first dibs on deals like exclusive Home Depot coupons, or love saving cash at stores like Gap (4%) and Joann (2%), use Giving Assistant. As much as 30% of your purchase price at 2,500+ popular...

Read More
SC Future Minds launches Statewide #teacherhero Radio Campaign

Charleston, SC (June 12, 2017)--South Carolina is full of heroes.  50,000 of them are in our public school classrooms every day. In a new effort to celebrate South Carolina's public school teachers, as well as to recruit more talented South Carolinians into the education profession, the...

Read More
Clayton Denio, York County School District 3’s Teacher of the Year

Clayton is an robotics/engineering teacher from Saluda Trail Middle School! Here is a short comment on his experience in education: “The most satisfying part of my day is when I see time a student surprise themselves by learning or doing something they thought they could not. I...

Read More
Chesley Geyer, Lexington School District Two’s Teacher of the Year

Chesley is a 3rd grade teacher at Pineview Elementary, fostering a community of intellect and positivity. Here is a bit of her story: “I have wanted to be a teacher since first grade. My best friend and I would set up a school room on my front porch to teach our younger neighbor...

Read More
Mollie Suits, Spartanburg County School District Six’s Teacher of the Year

Mollie is a dedicated and supportive teacher at Anderson Mill Elementary School. Here is a bit of her story: “I knew from a young age that I wanted to help children by teaching them how to reach their goals. I thought physical therapy was my ticket until I taught in a 2nd-3rd grade...

Read More
Suzanne Rogers, School District of Oconee County’s Teacher of the Year

Suzanne teaches ELA at Oconee Academy. Here is a bit of her story:   “I realized I wanted to teach in middle school. The best part of my job is spending quality time with my students. I spend all day with the same group, and I have gotten to see them grow in amazing ways. We have a...

Read More