EPI Professional Development Conference 2024-2
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CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR EDUCATOR PREPARATION AND INNOVATION HOSTS SPRING CONFERENCE ON K-12 EXCELLENCE

BATESBURG-LEESVILLE, S.C. – The Center of Excellence for Educator Preparation and Innovation at Voorhees University (EPI Center) is hosting a Spring Professional Development Conference for educators. The conference is on Wednesday, May 29 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Conference Center, 2100 Bush River Road, Columbia. 

The conference theme is Evidence of Excellence in K-12: Educators Leading the Way. Fairfield County School District Superintendent Dr. J.R. Greene and Georgetown County School District Superintendent Keith Price are featured panelists. They will join other invited superintendents in a discussion about leadership, district collaborations, and supporting educators, students, and employees. Also in attendance will be Dr. Thomas Maridada, II, President of the Center for Strategic Leadership and Organizational Coherence in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

Current and aspiring educators, administrators, and academic leaders get ready for a day of professional learning experiences designed to highlight best practices in teaching, learning, and educational engagement throughout K-12 classrooms and school environments. Registration is free for selected educators. Register now at epipathways.org  

The EPI Center is a national 501-c-3 organization leading innovation in teacher effectiveness. Innovation opportunities are offered to currently certified teachers and those seeking to become certified. The EPI Center is committed to providing individualized, competency-based instruction, support services, stipends, and virtual coaching to help eligible educators achieve their professional career goals, debt-free. 

About Voorhees University

Voorhees University, founded by Elizabeth Evelyn Wright in 1897, is a private, coeducational institution affiliated with the Episcopal Church and the United Negro College Fund. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Its mission is to produce highly qualified graduates who coalesce intellect and faith in pursuit of life-long learning, healthy living, the betterment of society, and an abiding faith in God. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Voorhees as a #1 best value, #3 in social mobility and #33 among regional colleges in the south in 2022-2023; and #26 among Historically Black Colleges and Universities, nationally. Additional information about Voorhees University can be found at www.voorhees.edu.

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