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PSTA Weekly News

A Letter From SC Superintendent Molly Spearman

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SDE Memorandum 1/12/21

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Educators and support staff will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1b under current state and federal vaccine guidelines. Phase 1b will begin once 70% of South Carolinians identified in Phase 1a have been vaccinated.

School nurses, as critical public health care workers are able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the current Phase 1a. SC hospitals have begun outreach, appointment scheduling, and vaccination of school nurses throughout the state.

Visit for the latest information and answers to FAQs on the COVID-19 vaccine.

2021 PSTA Virtual EdCamp

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Be on the look out for the registration link!

Polishing Your Performance with SC TOY Sarah Gams

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Click here to register.

Professional Development Opportunity

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Celebrate 2021 With Palmetto State Teachers Association's Discount Marketplace!

We realize that work-life balance and general well-being is just as important as health and financial wellness. With the new year upon us, Palmetto State Teachers Association's Discount Marketplace is your one-stop-shop for savings on products, services, and experiences, with new deals added weekly.

As a member of Palmetto State Teachers Association, it’s cost-free and easy to enroll.

Just visit and begin saving today on items like:

Health and wellness products and memberships

• Food and wine delivery

• Electronics and apparel

• Financial and educational services

• Home goods and home office supplies

• Flowers and gifts

• Hotels

• Rental Cars

• Travel, entertainment and so much more!

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Click on the image below to view the COVID-19 FAQs.