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Business and education leaders to gather in Columbia

Staff Report //February 21, 2018//

Business and education leaders to gather in Columbia

Staff Report //February 21, 2018//

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Hundreds of S.C. business and education leaders will gather in Columbia March 1-2 for the 2018 Transform SC Spring Conference hosted by TransformSC, an education initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness.

The conference will take place at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center on Thursday, March 1 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on Friday, March 2 from 8 a.m. until noon. Keynote speakers will be international data experts and authors John Johnson and Ellen Mandinach.  

Business and education experts will lead breakout sessions emphasizing the importance of understanding and applying data techniques to improve state schools and classrooms.

Other presenters will include school district representatives from North Carolina and South Carolina and representatives of the S.C. Department of Education.

More information about the event can be found here.