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Call Me MISTER at Clemson University

Call Me MISTER®

The mission of the Call Me MISTER® initiative, a partnership of colleges and universities in S.C. and across the nation, is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader and more diverse background, particularly among the state's lowest performing elementary schools. Student participants are largely selected from among underserved, socioeconomically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities. 

Embrace Diversity

ClemsonLIFE™ at Clemson University

ClemsonLIFE™

ClemsonLIFE is a two-year program incorporating functional academics, independent living, employment and social/leisure skills in a public university setting with the goal of producing self-sufficient young adults.

Learn | Live | Thrive

Clemson University’s Teacher Learning Progression

Reading Recovery® and Early Literacy Training Center for South Carolina

Clemson University’s Teacher Learning Progression (CU-TLP) initiative is designed to improve STEM teacher effectiveness, STEM teacher retention, and student achievement in South Carolina’s high-needs middle schools. By offering Personalized Advanced Credentials for Teachers, CU-TLP creates pathways for STEM, computer science, and social-emotional skill development.

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Clemson University’s Teacher Learning Progression

Clemson University Teacher Learning Progression

Clemson University’s Teacher Learning Progression (CU-TLP) initiative is designed to improve STEM teacher effectiveness, STEM teacher retention, and student achievement in South Carolina’s high-needs middle schools. By offering Personalized Advanced Credentials for Teachers, CU-TLP creates pathways for STEM, computer science, and social-emotional skill development.

ADVANCED CREDENTIALS

science, technology, engineering, arts and math at Clemson University

STEM/STEAM

The College of Education is home to a variety of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) initiatives. Among our efforts are leading a Clemson-wide STEAM ecosystem effort to serve South Carolina's most underserved communities, providing quality professional development opportunities, offering scholarships for STEM graduates who want to enter the classroom and helping build an award-winning STEAM middle school from scratch. 

Full STEAM Ahead

Teaching Fellows at Clemson University

Teaching Fellows

Clemson University is a proud participant in the South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, designed to recruit high-achieving, talented high school seniors into the teaching profession and equip them to become effective and successful educators. Each year, the program provides state-funded fellowships for South Carolina students who wish to pursue an education degree and a career in South Carolina’s public schools. Fellows receive up to $6,000 per year for four years in forgivable student loans while they complete coursework that leads to S.C. teacher licensure. Fellows agree to teach in South Carolina public schools one year for every year they are fellows. Teaching Fellows awards can be combined with other state scholarships and loans.

Best In Class

Upstate Writing Project at Clemson University

Upstate Writing Project

The Upstate Writing Project (UWP) is an official National Writing Project site supported by the financial and professional resources of Clemson University and local school districts. UWP has primary goals that follow the National Writing Project model, which is based on the beliefs that teachers are the key to education reform, teachers make the best teachers of other teachers and teachers benefit from studying and conducting research.

Teaching Teachers
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