District Five Hosts Event for those seeking Teacher Certification

Lexington-Richland School District Five is pleased to extend an invitation to individuals aspiring to become certified teachers. An informative event will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center).

This event offers a valuable opportunity for attendees to engage in one-on-one discussions with representatives from colleges and alternative certification organizations. These discussions will focus on identifying the most suitable pathway for completing a degree or obtaining certification to embark on a rewarding career in teaching.

Participants will have the chance to explore various options regardless of their current educational level. For individuals holding a Bachelor’s degree, pathways to commence teaching for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year will be discussed. Additionally, those working towards completing their undergraduate degree can meet with partner colleges and universities to explore further opportunities.

Open to the public, interested individuals are encouraged to register for the event in advance by visiting www.tinyurl.com/d5certified.

Melanie Cohen, Coordinator of Personnel, expressed the district’s commitment to supporting individuals at all education levels in their journey towards teacher certification. She emphasized the district’s readiness to assist aspiring teachers every step of the way.

The event aims to provide encouragement and assistance to community members, including current district staff or parents, who aspire to pursue a career in teaching. It offers an excellent opportunity to engage with specific resources within the community and realize the attainability of their goal of teaching in the classroom.

The Center is conveniently located at 916 Mt. Vernon Church Road, Chapin, SC 29036.

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