"The Urban School Synergy Program granted me the opportunity to attend the Early Childhood Summit last June held at the College of Charleston as well as the Equity in Education conference in Columbia this past January."
How has Urban School Synergy affected your INTEREST in teaching in Title I Schools?
"The Urban Synergy Program placed me in a Title I School. I could not be more grateful for this opportunity. "
"I definitely want to remain in Title I schools. I feel like once you are in a school, you have a better understanding of what Title I really means instead of negative stereotypes."
"Yes, Title I schools are where I want to be for the rest of my teaching career."
How has Urban School Synergy affected your PREPARATION to teach in Title I Schools?
"It has exposed me to many situations that I would not have had experienced handling if I had not done without teaching in a Title I school."
"I definitely feel more prepared to teach in Title I schools in the future. I think having a staff that works together to support and nurture relationships with students makes a big impact and this is something that I would seek out in schools in the future."
of survey participants APPLIED for employment in an urban Title I School!
of survey participants have been OFFERED employment position!
"The professional development conferences were very purposeful and helpful in this program."
"I think everything has been fabulous!"
"Thank you for choosing me to participate in this program, I have gained so much knowledge and experience. I have thoroughly enjoyed my student teaching with this program."