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Call Me Mister

Want to change the world? First, change young people. Want to make a real difference in life? First, make a difference in young people. Want to affect eternity? Teach young people. That's what astronaut Christa McAuliffe meant when she said, "I touch the future. I teach."

Our program, Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models), can help you become a teacher. You can expect to receive the type of guidance and support you need to be successful. We want you to have it all: Success. Satisfaction. Self-fulfillment! You'll have that wonderful heart-warming sense of pride that comes from being a servant-leader who is doing something important and valuable in our world. Within weeks of joining our program, schoolchildren will surround you, looking up at you in wonder, calling you MISTER. And you'll be called MISTER the rest of your life.

To maximize opportunity and greater access, students have the option of first attending Tri-County Technical College before transferring to a four year institution to complete their program of study in teacher education and baccalaureate degree. Participating schools include:

  • Anderson University 316 Boulevard Road, Anderson, SC 29621 800-542-3594,
  • Benedict College 1600 Harden St., Columbia, SC 29204 803-253-5000,
  • Claflin University 400 Magnolia St., Orangeburg, SC 29115 800-922-1276,
  • Clemson University 202 Holtzendorff Hall, Clemson, SC 29634 864-656-3311,
  • Coastal Carolina PO Box 261954, Conway, SC 29528-6054 843-347-3161,
  • College of Charleston 66 George St., Charleston, SC 29424 843-805-5507,
  • Morris College 100 West College St., Sumter, SC 29424 803-934-3200,
  • South Carolina State University PO Box 7455, Orangeburg, SC 29117 800-260-5956,
  • University of South Carolina Beaufort 801 Carteret St., Beaufort, SC 29902 843-521-4100,

For a great beginning to a lifetime of achievement and fulfillment, join us and let us help you get started today! A lifetime's worth of young people are waiting for you. And, so are we!

Contact: Tasheka Johnson, Call Me MISTER Coordinator at Tri-County Technical College,