Established in 1986 as a consortium of member school districts and Furman University, the Upstate Schools Consortium now represents large and small school districts, private schools, and colleges and universities in the geographic upstate. Furman University coordinates professional development seminars and provide the Consortium with meeting space, personnel, and resources
The purposes of the Upstate Schools Consortium are to provide:
  • professional development for teachers, teacher candidates, and administrators;
  • a forum for education-related issues;
  • an intersection of teacher preparation programs and public school personnel;
  • and a network of support for professional development staff
    Registration: 8:30 a.m.
    Seminar: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

2016-17 Upstate Schools Consortium Speakers

Deeper Reading: Comprehending Challengine Texts
Monday, September 26, 2016

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Response To Intervention: Focusing on Literacy That Matters
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

​Lisa Foster cloer

1 to 1 in a Project-Based Classroom
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thomas Guskey

Using Assessments to Improve Teaching and Learning
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Seminar: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


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