Furman University's Upstate Schools Consortium has been committed to providing educators with essential, research-based professional development for over 25 years. The Consortium has grown into a strong, vibrant forum for thousands of educators.

I am pleased to announce our Upstate Schools Consortium seminar series for the 2017-18 school year. Our seminar speakers are well-known experts in their fields and were recommended by your district representatives. Each speaker will provide practical, insightful information to support school and school district's vision for accelerating student achievement.

You can read a description of the seminars here on our website. Please note that the seminars target specific educators in order for the presentation to apply to your exact needs.

We hope you find this information helpful as you plan for the year. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. I am looking forward to working with all of your upstate educators.


Dr. Connie McDowell
Upstate Schools Consortium


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