With their morning refreshments, Teacher Cadets received an introduction to FMU's Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty and received free gifts from the Center.
Dr. Sharon Moore Askins, Teacher Cadet Coordinator, greets Teacher Cadets and guests for the day.
Dr. Gayle Sawyer, CERRA Director, speaks with Dr. Jeff Lee, Assistant Dean, and Jennifer "Buffy" Murphy, 2007 SC Teacher of the Year and guest speaker for the day.
Jennifer "Buffy" Murphy, 2007 SC Teacher of the Year, explains her unusual career path to education via nursing and why teaching means so much to her.
Dr. Tammy Pawloski, Director of FMU's Center of Excellence, displays and discusses various facts regarding poverty in the US and SC.
Using response cards, Teacher Cadets gauge their knowledge of what defines poverty based on statements provided in Dr. Pawloski's presentation.
A group of Teacher Cadets works on their poster project to encourage former Teacher Cadets on the FMU campus to network with the School of Education.
Dr. Sharon Moore Askins, Teacher Cadet Coordinator, observes one group of Cadets as they discuss and create their poster project.
Teacher Cadet Instructor Ms. Zakiyyah Stroman of Darlington High School observes as another group of Cadets works on their poster project.
Ms. Michele Franceski of South Florence High School explains to CERRA's Shelby Wiley plans for her school's two Teacher Cadet classes during the 2007-2008 school year.