Eligibility and Selection Process

Eligibility to becoming a South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher:

  • Certified classroom teachers who instruct students for at least half of the school day.

  • Teachers who have completed three years in the profession and participate in professional development related to financial literacy.

  • Teachers who demonstrate a passion for furthering personal financial literacy.

Selection Process - Teachers will be carefully selected by a team consisting of SC Economics staff and university faculty affiliates.

The following criteria will be used in the selection process:

  • Grade levels/subjects taught

  • Subject matter expertise

  • Geographic location

  • Dedication to professional learning

  • Classroom skills using activity-based learning

  • Passion for student learning