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Read the latest news covering TFASC teachers who work tirelessly to ensure that every student in South Carolina can fulfill their potential and achieve their dreams.

Deion Jamison is an English teacher at Legacy Early College, a public charter school for K4-12 students in Greenville’s West End. After graduating from Clemson in 2017 with a sociology degree and education minor, he entered the Teach For America program, serving two years as an English teacher in Orangeburg, South Carolina before moving to the Greenville position.

On May 4, Legacy Early College English Teacher Deion Jamison was honored as the 2023 South Carolina Teacher of the Year. He is no stranger to accolades. Jamison has been a Bill & Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar, and he was recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English as an Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award recipient. Jamison also received the Sue Lehmann Excellence in Teacher Leadership Award from Teach For America.