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Citadel News Service
10 Sep 2012

S.C. Teacher of the Year to visit for Teacher Cadet College Day

The Citadel will host Teacher Cadet College Day on Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Greater Issues Room of Mark Clark Hall.

The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and will include a keynote address from Amy McAllister, the 2013 South Carolina Teacher of the Year. McAllister is an English teacher at Johnsonville High School in Florence School District 5. She will speak at about 10:25 a.m.

Teacher cadets and their teachers from Wando High School, James Island Charter High School, The Military Magnet Academy and Beaufort High School will be in attendance. Education majors from the Corps of Cadets and School of Education professors will also participate.

The Teacher Cadet Program focuses on high school juniors and seniors and is one of several programs founded by the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement. Established by the Commission on Higher Education in 1985, the CERRA is in its 27th year of operation, and is the oldest and most established teacher recruitment program in the country.

The Citadel has been a Teacher Cadet College partner to several area high schools for more than two decades.

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