The ultimate goal of the MSU Coaching Initiative is to improve instruction in K-8 Mathematics and Science. Coaches work to improve instructional practices of teachers in the context of the teacher’s own classroom.
*Coach applications are available online at www.myscmsu.org.* Contact your principal or district contact person for more information. The coach applications are due on January 11, 2008.
The current coaches for the Central Savannah River Area are
Jackie Bearden - Barnwell - Mathematics - Year 2
Alison Campbell Brown – Williston-Elko – iCoach – Year 1
Deloris Childs – North Aiken – Mathematics – Year 1
Sally Fickling - Williston – Science – Year 2
Doris Frederick – Fairfax – Science – Year 2
Catherine Hamilton – Redcliffe – Science – Year 1
Dorothy Kennedy – Allendale – Science – Year 2
Christine Snider – Macedonia – Science – Year 1
Kathryn Storey - Leavelle McCampbell - iCoach – Year 1
Tammy Swartz – Wagener – Mathematics - Year 3
Rachel Wall – Williston - Mathematics – Year 3
Wanda Wates – Edgefield – Science – Year 2
The goal of the South Carolina Algebra Project is to increase student achievement in mathematics by increasing the capacity of teachers to use effective instructional strategies, to use their understanding of what students know to modify and make instructional decisions and to continuously reflect on their practice.
Current South Carolina Algebra Project Schools supported by CSRA MSRC are:
Amy McClain Jackson Middle
Grace Ellison– Laurens High
Kitty Stone – Laurens High
Renee Johnson – New Ellenton Middle
Richard McCormick– Silver Bluff
Mary Thomas – Silver Bluff