Our programs provide intensive support to teachers who believe all children have the right to an excellent education.
TFASC removes barriers to enter the teaching profession, provides pathways to teacher certification, and offers intensive support that enables you to make a significant impact in your classroom and community.
By joining our movement, you make a commitment to teach at an under-resourced school in South Carolina – partnering with your school community to ensure a better future for your students. You also gain access to our coaching and training resources and a statewide network of like-minded educational equity advocates.
Our Proven Approach
Our proven approach is to recruit, prepare, and retain diverse educators who accelerate student achievement in the state’s most underserved schools and school districts.
both early career and veteran educators to teach in South Carolina
our teachers to deliver high-quality instruction that allows for their students to excel
our educators to consistently maintain high-quality teaching and learning at schools that desperately need tenured teachers in place
The TFA Corps is South Carolina’s premier alternative teacher preparation program that provides our first- and second-year educators with the professional, social, and financial support needed to launch an impactful career in the classroom.
As a corps member, you make a two-year teaching commitment at one of our partner school districts in the Lowcountry, Pee Dee, or Upstate community. During this commitment, you receive ongoing training, coaching, and professional development from TFASC that enables you to transform student outcomes at schools with the greatest needs.
SC Impact Fellowship
The purpose of the SC Impact Fellowship is to retain our early career educators following an initial two-year teaching commitment and to recruit veteran educators by offering intensive professional development opportunities.
As a fellow, you receive professional development that is aligned to your career goals, a yearly stipend, and a moving stipend if relocating from outside of South Carolina. These benefits are designed for you to develop as a leader and to transform student outcomes at schools with the greatest needs.
New Teacher Academy
TFASC brings our expertise in new teacher development to all first- and second-year educators in partner school districts through the New Teacher Academy.
As a participant, you attend summer teacher training, cohort meetings, and coaching sessions where you build competencies that result in higher teacher retention and student achievement.