Jill N. Knight
Ms. Knight
Ms. Knight in Toledo, Spain as part of
the Mayo Globetrotters 2015 trip.

Social Studies Department Chair

Voicemail:  (843) 398-2667 
Room 213

Planning Period: Fourth Period

2017-2018 Course Schedule: 
American Government/Economics CP, US History Honors, and AP US History

Education and Certifications: 

Georgia Southern University, B.S. in Social Science Secondary Education

University of South Carolina, M.Ed.in Language and Literacy

Arkansas State University, Ed.S. in Educational Leadership 

Gifted and Talented Endorsement, Converse College

AP US History Endorsement, Clemson University

National Board Certified in Social Studies-History/AYA (2017)

Institutes and Trainings

US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Belfar Seminar, "Teaching the Holocaust"

Gunston Hall, Teacher Institute, "Chesapeake in Revolution"

Library of Congress, Teacher Institute, "Teaching with Primary Sources"

Bill of Rights Institute, Founding Fellow, "Liberties Guaranteed: The First Amendment"

ELA & Social Studies Curriculum Mapping Team, 2013-2014

APPLE Vanguard Educator Training

DCSD Digital Transformation Academy

DCSD Digital Trailblazers

 DCSD Leadership Academy

SC State Department of Education's Social Studies Standards Review Panel

Buck's Institute on Project Based Learning

Awards, Grants, and Honors

2006-2007 Mayo High School for MST Teacher of the Year

2013-2014 Mayo High School for MST Teacher of the Year

2013-2014 Darlington County School District Teacher of the Year

Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grant,

"Helping Others,Providing Encouragement (HOPE) Community Garden"


Discover's Pathways for Financial Success Grant (January 2013) for

 DaveRamsey's Foundations in Personal Financing Curriculum

DonorsChoose.org Grant "Tell Me, Teach Me, Involve Me:  History Comes Alive!"
(2014 & 2015)

DonorsChoose.org Grant "Captured in a City Full of Magic and Madness" (2017)

Sponsors the following Extracurricular Activities:

Student Council Advisor and Europe co-Group Leader

Professional Organization Memberships: 

National Council for Social Studies, SC Council for Social Studies,

Palmetto State Teachers Association, National Association of Student Councils

Apple Teacher 2016
EDpuzzle Coach    FlipGrid Certified Educator
Level 1 Google EducatorRemind Educator

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