Jefferson named SC Teacher of the Year

Photo: South Carolina Department of Education

COLUMBIA – Chanda Jefferson of Fairfield Central High School was named the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year last night in Columbia.

Jefferson received a total of $25,000, use of a BMW for a year and will serve a one-year residency at the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement.

Jefferson teaches biology at Fairfield Central.


  1. J Russell says

    I wish Ms. Jefferson could have receive more press about her outstanding achievements for the county and state (less than 60 words) compare to all the press dedicated to the injudicious actions of David Anderson.

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