EdCamp Palmetto

EdCamp Palmetto

EdCamp Sparkle

EdCamp Palmetto


Converse is thrilled to have you on our campus. We hope you enjoy your day here. We have hand picked a few opportunities – and a few quotes – that you may find useful in your quest to be the best educator you can be.


“Education is the most powerful weapon for changing the world.” – Nelson Mandela

Free History Lesson Plans

Brought to you by the Converse History Department and the National Endowment for the Humanities, these downloadable lesson plans offer fresh perspectives on the complex dynamics of the American Revolution in the Southern backcountry.


“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” – Chinese proverb

Degree Programs for Educators

Designed with the working teacher in mind, our classes are offered in afternoons, evenings, online and in the summer. Our low-residency Art Education program is the only one of its kind in the state.


Master of Education (MEd)

Master of Music (M.M.)

Education Specialist (EdS)

Online & Low-Residency

Master of Education (MEd)

Education Specialist (EdS)

“A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.” – Helen Keller

Read to Succeed Literacy Courses

Whether you are a district interested in contracting with Converse or an individual teacher looking for affordable online literacy courses, Converse can help you fulfill R2S state requirements.


“When one teaches, two learn.” – Robert Heinlein


Common core, math education, ELA, graduate credit, and advancement credit offered as 100% online courses. Start anytime and take up to 9 months to complete.


“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” – B.B. King

Advanced Placement Summer Institute

Get endorsed to teach AP courses with this graduate-credit institute in a convenient, condensed summer format.


“If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.” – Zig Ziglar

Refer a Student

Do you know a young woman with a vision for the future and the determination to make things happen? Let us know about her! Your recommendation, plus her application turned in by November 1st, could qualify her for an invitation-only scholarship competition!

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“Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists they become the best they can possibly be.” – Rita Pierson

The Converse/EdCamp Palmetto Connection

Converse is proud to claim two of EdCamp Palmetto’s founders as our own: Jed Dearybury and Julie Jones both obtained degrees from Converse and now teach at Converse.

Jed Dearybury

Jed Dearybury
MAT, Converse College
Adjunct Instructor, Converse College

Julie Jones
Dr. Julie Jones
BA, Converse College
Assistant Professor of Education, Director of Student Teaching, Converse College

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
– Albert Einstein