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Dr. Karen Woodward Received 2014 AASA Women in Leadership Award
Dr. Karen Woodward, Superintendent in Lexington District 1, received the 2014 Women in Leadership Award given by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).  To read the full story, please click here.

Registration Now Available for the 2014 Innovative Ideas Institute!

Register today for the 2014 Innovative Ideas Institute, June 15-18!   Please click here to register.

Submit a Proposal to Present at the 2014 Adult Education Summer Conference!

Click here to submit your proposal.  The deadline is Friday, February 21.


SCASA Events Calendar

Click here to view a list of all SCASA events and to register.




New Password for Website

Passwords have changed to log in to the SCASA website.  Your username is still your email address and your password is now scasa123.  After you log in, you may change your password.

Palmetto's Finest Finalists Named

The 2014 Palmetto's Finest Finalists have been named!  Click here to see the list of finalists.

Principals & Assistant Principals of the Year Finalists Named

The 2014 Principal & Assistant Principal of the Year Winners have been named!  Click here to see a list of winners.

2014 SCASA Legislative Platform

The 2014 SCASA Legislative Platform is now available!  Highlights of the platform are education funding reform and accountability.  Click here to view the 2014 Legislative Platform.

SCASA Announces Ad Hoc Group Student Learning Objectives Project

The “ad hoc group” of educators that is working on revised educator evaluation systems is partnered with six school districts to test use of student learning objectives during SY 13-14. Ninety-five ELA teachers and 35 math, science, and U.S. History teachers have developed SLOs using multiple student growth measures for their 4200 students. SCASA sponsored training sessions in October, and NWEA is supporting the project with comparison group reporting tools. The group will report preliminary results in Spring 2014, and follow up results after PASS scores are reported. For more information, contact Molly Spearman at (803) 798-8380(803) 798-8380 or molly@scasa.org.

Clarendon District Two Receives Race to the Top District Grant
Clarendon District Two (consortium of four rural districts) is one of five districts across the United States to be awarded the Race to the Top-District Grant.  Please click here to read the press release from the US Department of Education.

SCASA Announces Mobile App
SCASA is very excited to announce a mobile app that can be used throughout the year to stay in touch with SCASA.  Features include find your legislator, contact your legislator and legislative alerts.  The app is available for Apple and Droid devices.  To download the app, search SCASA in the Apple App Store or Google Play.  If downloading the app on an iPad, please select iPhone apps during your search.

CTEA 2014 Scholarship Application

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  • Welcome to the SCASA Blog!

    • Sunday, December 01, 2013
    • Michael Waiksnis

    Greetings fellow South Carolina educators!  I am very excited that SCASA has decided to implement this new avenue of communication.  I have personally learned so much through digital connections and I can’t wait to electronically meet and learn from you.  This is such an exciting time in education due to the collaborative possibilities we have in front of us.  This blog will be a great way to connect with, share and learn from your colleagues.  

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