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Emily Towey

Emily ToweyTeach For America South Carolina 2015Math Teacher, Cedarbrook Middle School In 2015, Emily Towey arrived in South Carolina’s Low Country to teach secondary mathematics at Colleton County High School as a Teach For America South Carolina (TFASC) corps member. She entered a tradition. Graduating students gave favorite teachers their senior photos to post in … Read more

Read TFASC’s 2020-2021 Annual Report

TFASCn2020-2021 Annual Report

“The past school year was a pivotal moment for our education system, our organization, our teachers, and a generation of young people,” said Troy D. Evans, executive director of Teach For America South Carolina (TFASC). “Yet, in these turbulent times, we ran toward the pandemic-related challenges to make a collective impact both inside and outside … Read more

TFASC Incoming Cohort Participates in Intensive Summer Teacher Training, Teaches Virtual Summer School for Legacy Early College


More than 3,000 Teach For America (TFA) teachers, including the Teach For America South Carolina (TFASC) incoming cohort, are participating in Pre-Service, an intensive summer teacher training before entering the classroom. “TFA is known for our intensive training and support to ‘non-traditional’ teachers early in their careers, which is a critical time in their development,” … Read more

TFASC Welcomes Julio Hernandez and Jamie Wardrup to Advisory Board

Julio and Jamie

Teach For America South Carolina (TFASC) is proud to welcome Julio Hernandez and Jamie Wardrup to its advisory board. Both new members will provide support and strategic counsel on TFASC’s intentional work toward educational excellence and equity for all students. Julio Hernandez has more than 20 years of experience in higher education. He is the … Read more

TFASC Celebrates 10 Years of Intentionality

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Teach For America South Carolina (TFASC) is launching a campaign, “10 Years of Intentionality,” to recognize its people and progress over the past decade and create momentum for the next decade of impact. “Throughout the 2021-2022 academic year, we will celebrate the teachers, alumni, partners, and supporters who made … Read more

TFASC Names Katherine Holba to Advisory Board

Teach For America South Carolina is proud to welcome Katherine (Katie) Holba to its advisory board. Holba serves as the field marketing manager for Volvo Cars USA’s Southern Region sales team, which is based in Ridgeville, South Carolina. She is responsible for the marketing initiatives of Volvo’s Southern Region that covers 13 states and 100 … Read more

Read Our 2019-2020 Annual Report

TFASC 2020 Annual Report

In Teach For America South Carolina’s 2019-2020 Annual Report, Reimagining Education, we spotlighted our impact and our partners’ and teachers’ work toward educational equity and systemic change. We also recognized our board members and donors for their generous support and for their belief in the potential of all children in South Carolina. View Annual Report … Read more

More Than 3,000 Incoming Teachers Participate in TFA’s Virtual Summer Institute to Drive Change in the Classroom

Virtual Summer Institute

All incoming Teach For America South Carolina (TFASC) teachers attend a five-week, intensive summer institute before the first day of school. The institute provides teachers with hands-on experience based on a proven model that combines training with immersive teaching practice and coaching. After five weeks at the institute, TFASC teachers are better prepared to lead … Read more

Spring Conference for TFASC Teachers Shifts to Virtual Program on Restorative Justice

Special Conference

Each year, Teach For America South Carolina (TFASC) supports teachers by offering two conferences during fall semester and spring semester that foster their professional development and improve student performance. Originally planned for March 2020, TFASC’s spring conference shifted to a virtual program on April 4 because of the global pandemic. The spring conference theme was … Read more

TFASC Teachers and Staff Members Visit the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, Reflect on Racial Inequity

Legacy Museum and National

When Troy D. Evans, executive director of Teach For America South Carolina (TFASC), recently visited the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery with Teach For America (TFA)’s national leaders, he wanted teachers to see this sobering, meaningful site and reflect on America’s history of racial inequity. “Much of our … Read more