Dr. Ayesha HunterCongratulations to Dr. Ayesha Hunter, principal of Bates Middle School, for being selected as a member of the SC Education Policy Fellowship Program 2019-20 cohort. Her professionalism and dedication to education in our state makes her truly worthy of being selected to participate in this elite program this academic year.

SC-EPFP is a 10-month professional development program for established and emerging leaders in education and related fields designed to work toward the implementation of sound education policy and practice in South Carolina.

SC-EPFP features a variety of activities designed to promote leadership, develop professional networks, demystify education policy, and foster understanding of the role that both the government and the grassroots play in creating and implementing meaningful policy and practice. Fellows will learn from experts working in education and other fields relating to children and families, and they will engage in dialogues with key decision-makers affecting public policy on the local, state, and national levels.