2021 Conference Keynote Speaker

Amy Carter, 2022 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

Amy Carter, the 2022 South Carolina Teacher of the Year, is a National Board Certified teacher with 22 years of teaching experience. Before serving as the SCTOY, she taught English Language Arts and Teacher Cadets at Chapin High School in Chapin, SC. With an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in English Education and a Master’s degree from the University of South Carolina in Educational Technology, Amy has always sought to combine stories and writing with the powerful collaboration tools that technology offers.

2021 SCATE Conference Information

Columbia College

1301 Columbia College Drive

Columbia, SC 29203

Campus map: https://www.columbiasc.edu/map


Hotel accommodations:

Hyatt Place Columbia / Downtown / The Vista

Wake up to breakfast served every day at the Breakfast Bar, including fresh fruit and yogurt, as well as a variety of hot breakfast selections.. Located at the lobby bar, The Placery offers a thoughtfully sourced, cleverly curated menu. Try our popular burger, Chicken Caesar Salad, or Turkey Pesto Sandwich, all of which can be paired with one of our premium alcoholic beverages.


Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown Historic District, SC Hotel

Book your stay at the Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown Historic District, featuring free hot breakfast and WiFi, when searching for Columbia, SC hotels.



Full schedule available by September 21

2021 SCATE Registration Information

Conference Registration

Register by September 24, 2021

on site only after Sept 24

$99 Registration fee for the conference

includes breakfast, box lunch, and membership to SCATE.



  • Log into Paypal.com

  • Click on 'pay/get paid' button and then 'send'

  • Enter South Carolina Association of Teacher Educators in the box. The email associated with the account is judyb@usca.edu if the first method doesn't work.

  • Enter the amount to be paid and in the note box include Attendee name and Institution


Send the registration form/receipt and check with Attendee name and Institution on the memo line to:

Judy Beck, SCATE Treasurer

USC Aiken, School of Education, Box 28

471 University Parkway

Aiken, SC 29801