Center of Excellence for Educator Preparation and Innovation Hosts Spring Conference on K-12 Excellence

The Center of Excellence for Educator Preparation and Innovation (EPI Center) at Voorhees University is organizing a Spring Professional Development Conference for educators. The conference is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Conference Center, located at 2100 Bush River Road, Columbia.

Conference Theme: The theme for the conference is “Evidence of Excellence in K-12: Educators Leading the Way.” The event aims to provide professional development opportunities for current and aspiring educators, administrators, and academic leaders. The focus will be on highlighting best practices in teaching, learning, and educational engagement across K-12 classrooms and school environments.

Featured Panelists:

  • Dr. J.R. Greene, Superintendent, Fairfield County School District
  • Keith Price, Superintendent, Georgetown County School District
  • Dr. Thomas Maridada, II, President, Center for Strategic Leadership and Organizational Coherence, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Discussion Topics: The panelists, along with other invited superintendents, will engage in discussions about leadership, district collaborations, and ways to support educators, students, and employees.

Registration: Registration is free for selected educators, and interested individuals can register on the EPI Center’s website The conference promises a day of professional learning experiences and opportunities for networking.

About EPI Center: The EPI Center is a national 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to leading innovation in teacher effectiveness. It provides innovation opportunities for currently certified teachers and those seeking certification. The center is committed to offering individualized, competency-based instruction, support services, stipends, and virtual coaching to help eligible educators achieve their professional career goals without incurring debt.

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