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Mark Your Calendars:  SC-SIC Annual Meeting, Saturday, April 4 SC-SIC logo

Join us April 4, 2020 at the SC State Museum for conversations with some of South Carolina's leading education experts, the 2020 Riley Award Finalists’ presentations, and the presentations of the SIC Advocate of the Year award, the SIC Report to the Parents Annual Award of Merit, and the 2020 Dick & Tunky Riley Award for SIC Excellence! Help us celebrate the work of South Carolina’s SICs! Fill out, print, and mail your registration today!

2020 SC-SIC Annual Meeting preliminary agenda

Riley Award logo10 South Carolina public schools have been named to the SC School Improvement Council’s (SC-SIC) 2020 Honor Roll for their significant efforts to foster civic engagement in public education.

These Honor Roll SICs will continue in the running for SC-SIC’s annual Dick and Tunky Riley Award for School Improvement Council Excellence. Now in its 19th year, the award is named for the former US Secretary of Education and South Carolina Governor and his late wife, and recognizes the vital contributions made by more than 1,100 local SICs and their nearly 13,000 SIC members across the state.

The 10 School Improvement Councils named to the SC-SIC Honor Roll for 2020 are (alphabetically):

  • Academic Magnet High SIC (Charleston County School District)
  • Bluffton Middle SIC (Beaufort County School District)
  • Bookman Road Elementary SIC (Richland School District Two)
  • Chapin Middle SIC (District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties)
  • Flowertown Elementary SIC (Dorchester School District Two)
  • Millwood Elementary SIC (Sumter School District)
  • Pine Grove Elementary SIC (Richland One)
  • Pontiac Elementary SIC (Richland School District Two)
  • Round Top Elementary SIC (Richland School District Two)
  • St. James High SIC (Horry County Schools)

Five finalists from this year’s list of Honor Roll SICs will be selected in March, with one to be announced as the winner of the annual Riley Award for SIC Excellence at the 2020 SC-SIC Annual Meeting, April 4, in Columbia.

Registration now open:

Family Connection conference graphicFamily Connection South Carolina 2020 Hopes & Dreams conference February 25-26 will feature keynotes and breakout sessions geared to parents and caregivers and the professionals who serve them. Don't miss this chance to learn more and collaborate to better meet the needs of those with disabilities and special healthcare needs. Join us at the R2i2 Conference Center, 763 Fashion Drive, Columbia, SC.

 Read the latest issue of the SC-SIC newsletter:
Council News - Volume 40, Issue 1
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Basics training graphicSC-SIC now scheduling local SIC Training

SIC District Contacts should contact the SC-SIC office to schedule "SIC Basics" and other trainings. If you are an SIC member and would like to schedule a training, please reach out to your District Contact!

Need a training refresher?

Tom Hudson in online training graphicSC-SIC Executive Director Tom Hudson conducts three 20-minute online videos telling you what you need to know about:
The Basics of Organizing an SIC
The Basics of Operating an SIC
Basic Local SIC Duties