State Superintendent of Education To Speak At USC Upstate

September 21, 2011 at 4:49 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mitchell (Mick) Zais will be the special guest speaker at the Teachers Educating All Children (TEACh) student organization meeting on Tuesday, September 27 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Great Room at the University Readiness Center.  Zais will discuss current challenges in South Carolina public education, which will be followed by a question and answer session. This meeting is open to the public.

Zais became State Superintendent of Education on January 12, 2011.  Previously he served as president of Newberry College for 10 years. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Zais served 31 years on active duty in the U.S. Army, retiring as a Brigadier General.

TEACh serves and acts on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all children and youth in the USC Upstate community and their families, with special emphasis on developmental and educational services and resources. It fosters the growth and development of the membership in their work with and on behalf of all students.

For more information, e-mail Brandon Craig, co-president of TEACh, at