As an education leader in South Carolina, we are actively involved in improving the education of our community at the local and state level. We partner with school districts across the region to create programs that bring our faculty and graduate students into areas where they can help students overcome their academic challenges. Explore our community and partnership programs:
The Literacy Corner helps students overcome reading challenges and improve their overall communication skills. Learn more about the Literacy Corner.
Summer Learning Place
The Summer Learning Place program gives students with academic or behavioral needs an opportunity to work closely with our students and instructors in a supportive environment. Learn more about the Summer Learning Place.
Allow Graduate Studies to assist your school or school district in creating a professional development workshop or course that fits your current needs. We have a list of approved professional development courses, or you may submit a request for your own course by completing the PD Course Request Form. Learn more about our professional development program.
A number of school districts in South Carolina are incorporating some project-based learning into their curricula as a way to get to the deeper learning needed to better prepare students for college and careers (and to meet the requirements of the Profile of the SC Graduate). Furman is partnering with local school districts to offer three graduate courses that lead to South Carolina's endorsement in Project-based Learning