CarolinaCAP – Year Three Annual Report

The Carolina Collaborative for Alternative Preparation (CarolinaCAP) is a high-quality, targeted alternative preparation pathway administered by the University of South Carolina (UofSC) in…

An Alternative Certification Pathway You Want to Support

By Kathy Schwalbe Recently, a South Carolina teacher posed a question about policymakers continuing to entertain the idea of “shortcuts” for people to become teachers in our state. She asked, “How do…

Rising to the Challenge

By Brad Washington I knew sooner or later that a classroom would be calling my name. I worked with the Boys & Girls Club for more than ten years and as a behavior interventionist for seven years…

Giving Up Is Not An Option

By YKesha Brown I sat in my living room on September 5th, 2021, and stared into my children’s eyes as tears filled my own. I had encountered many challenges. It was time to make a change. Drying my…

From Obstacle to Opportunity: The Story of an Accidental Middle School Teacher

From the time I can remember my answer to the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” was always the same. A teacher. But life is a series of paths filled with unexpected twists and…

CarolinaCAP – Q2 Report

CarolinaCAP continues to meet the needs of South Carolina school districts by supporting candidates who want to teach in schools across the state. Read more about program impact in the Year Two Q2…

CarolinaCAP – Y2 Q3 Report

CarolinaCAP continues to meet the needs of South Carolina school districts by supporting candidates who want to teach in schools across the state. Read more about program impact in the Year Two Q3…

CarolinaCAP – Y2 Q1 Report

CarolinaCAP continues to meet the needs of South Carolina school districts by supporting candidates who want to teach in schools across the state. Read more about program impact in the Year Two Q1…

CarolinaCAP – Year Two Annual Report

Executive Summary The University of South Carolina (UofSC), the Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ), and rural school districts in South Carolina are in partnership building a three-year, high-quality…