South Carolina State, Claflin to Share $1.4M Teacher Education Grant

The South Carolina Legislature awarded a $1.4 million grant to South Carolina State University’s (SCSU) Department of Education to fund the Teacher Education Initiative in partnership with Claflin University

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(CU). As both colleges plan to improve minority access to careers in education, CU will receive $400,000 of SCSU’s gift.

The schools plan to recruit high school students and guide them on a pathway toward graduating from teacher education programs through counseling, mentoring and summer enrichment opportunities through the Teacher Education Initiative.