Virginia Scates
Virginia Scates
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education|Department Chair of Education & Kinesiology|Program Coordinator of Elementary & Early Childhood Education

Upcoming Courses

- Principles of Effective Teaching in the Elementary Classroom
- Principles of Effective Teaching in the Elementary Classroom
- Clinical Practice
- Professional Leadership & Mentoring
- Advanced Practices in Managing the Learning Environment
- Introduction to Early Childhood
- Field Experience
- Field Experience
- Early Childhood Curriculum
- Early Childhood Methods
- Early Childhood Clinical Practice
- Early Childhood Clinical Practice
- Seminar on Teaching in Early Childhood Education
- Global Experiences - Spain

The above list of courses is not an exhaustive list. It only includes courses for the current and imminent terms. For more information visit the Course Schedules page.

  • BS Elementary Education, Lander University
  • BS Early Childhood, Lander University
  • M.Ed. Early Childhood, Converse College
  • Certificate to Practice Montessori Education, Lander University
  • Early Childhood Specialist, National Board Certification
  • Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Gardner-Webb University
Professional Accomplishments
  • South Carolina Reading Association
  • Conference Presenter, State Council Committee Chair, State Council
  • Board Member
  • Cherokee County Reading Association
  • Treasurer
  • South Carolina Early Childhood Association
  • SCECA State Conference, Presenter
  • Cherokee County Teacher Forum
  • Chairperson, Board of Directors
  • Cherokee County Teacher of the Year 2011-2012
  • Corinth Elementary School Teacher of the Year 2011-2012
  • Reading Association Teacher of the Year 1998-1999
  • Donor's Choose Grant Recipient 2010, 2012. 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Palmetto State Teacher's Association
  • International Reading Association
  • South Carolina International Reading Association
  • National Association for The Education of Young Children 
  • North American Montessori Teachers Association