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

2015-16 Upstate Schools Consortium Speakers

Writing Nonfiction
Thursday, September 24, 2015

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Creating Digital Rich Classrooms
Thursday, October 29, 2015

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Margarita Calderon

Effective Instruction & Assessment for English Language Learners
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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Karen Haag

The Other Components of Reading Workshop (Besides Guided Reading)
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

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