The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) will provide a database containing personalized learning (PL) resources, training, and technical assistance (TA) for using the database. The goals of this project are to assist VirtualSC in supporting teachers in the areas of learner profiles, student ownership, learning pathways, and flexible learning environments.
As states implement their Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plans, the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) is focusing on building the knowledge and skills of agency staff to support implementation of equity strategies by local education agencies (LEAs). The SECC is providing technical assistance, facilitation, and training to support this process in the area of equitable access.
The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE), with support from the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC), has developed a school improvement framework, which is under review by SCDE senior-level administration. The SECC is continuing to provide support by assisting the SCDE in the development of an evaluation of the Transformation Coach Program in the state.
SECC staff will support South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) staff with reestablishing a statewide longitudinal data system (SLDS) under its new re-organization and leadership. There is a need to identify data governance procedures for various departments within the state education agency (SEA). This project aims to provide support with developing and implementing a holistic approach to managing and disseminating data among departments within the agency and external entities.
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) is working with the South Carolina Department of Education's early childhood staff to provide appropriate school readiness resources and services to early childhood stakeholders and program providers.
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) is supporting state education agencies (SEAs) to strengthen their plans for implementing college- and career-ready standards (CCRS) and assessments. Support includes access to research-based resources, emerging promising practices, and educational events (that are featured in a bimonthly newsletter) and bimonthly virtual meetings of members.
The regional Ensuring School Readiness Community of Practice (CoP) at the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) supports state education agencies (SEAs) and other agencies (birth to third grade) to assist with early childhood (EC) efforts. The CoP includes an interactive, online site to facilitate the sharing of research and practice insights and a monthly newsletter to deepen awareness of regional and national early childhood education developments and opportunities for collaboration among states.
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) is partnering with the Center on Innovations in Learning and the Center on College and Career Readiness and Success to provide training, resources, and technical assistance on personalized learning to educators and leaders in South Carolina. The goal of this project is to assist the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) in supporting teachers and students in the areas of learning technologies, competency-based education, and personal competencies.
The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE), with support from the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC), has developed a school improvement framework, which is under review by SCDE senior-level administration. The SECC is continuing to provide support that began in Year 5 concerning the selection and use of evidence-based instructional practices based upon the SCDE evidence-based practices workbook, turnaround competencies for school leaders, and Center on School Turnaround strategies for rapid school improvement.
The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) has developed and continues to administer, maintain, and refine the Assisting, Developing, and Evaluating Professional Teaching (ADEPT) system, which is the basis for teacher evaluation, licensure, and ongoing professional development (PD) in the state.