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Education and Economic Development Act (2005) EEDA

On May 27, 2005, Governor Mark Sanford signed the Education and Economic Development Act (EEDA), new legislation designed to give South Carolina students the educational tools they need to build prosperous, successful futures.

As a teacher training institution with a number of programs in teacher education (Learning Disabilities, Elementary Education Early Childhood Education, Art Education, Physical Education, Middle and Secondary Level Education), USC Upstate is mandated by EEDA to include in our training of teacher candidates the following components (charge document for institutions of higher of education):

  • The Career Guidance Process 
  • Career Clusters and Individual Graduation Plans 
  • SC Career Guidance Standards and Competencies  
  • Character Education
  • Contextual Teaching 
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Diverse Learning Styles

EEDA Performance Standards (for educator preparation units)

Resources:

Please use the links above to explore the components of the EEDA or visit the South Carolina State Department website. 

Administration

Dr. Charles Love

Interim Dean, School of Education  
Dr. Jim Charles
Associate Dean 
Dr. Tina Herzberg 
Director, Graduate Programs  
Dr. Marilyn Izzard  Director of Teacher Education - Greenville Campus  
Director of Teacher Education - Sumter Campus - Vacant Position


Carla Owings
Administrative Assistant to the Dean

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